Hanni Prihhastuti Puspitasari

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OBJECTIVE The aim was to investigate and compare counselling on prescription medicine provided by Australian community pharmacists based on pharmacist and consumer self-reports, and to explore consumers' interest in receiving prescription medicine information. METHODS Mail and face-to-face surveys containing comparable questions for both study groups. The(More)
BACKGROUND Counseling has become an integral part of community pharmacy practice. Previous reviews of research into pharmacists' counseling practices on prescription medicines have primarily focused on activities at a national level. None have adopted an international perspective. OBJECTIVES To review (1) verbal counseling rates and (2) types of(More)
BACKGROUND As primary healthcare professionals, community pharmacists have both opportunity and potential to contribute to the prevention and progression of chronic diseases. Using cardiovascular disease (CVD) as a case study, we explored factors that influence community pharmacists' everyday practice in this area. We also propose a model to best illustrate(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate and compare counselling provided by community pharmacists in Australian metropolitan and rural pharmacies. METHODS Mail surveys to 650 randomly selected New South Wales (NSW) community pharmacies [385 (59%) metropolitan, 265 (41%)] rural were conducted. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE The rates of verbal and written prescription medicine(More)
BACKGROUND Pharmacists are well placed to identify, prevent and resolve medicine related problems as well as monitor the effectiveness of treatments in cardiovascular disease (CVD). Pharmacists' interventions in CVD secondary prevention have been shown to improve outcomes for clients with established CVD. OBJECTIVE To explore the scope of pharmacists'(More)
OBJECTIVE To quantify antibiotics sales without a prescription and to explore provision of patient assessment and medicine information related to antibiotics requested with or without a prescription in Surabaya community pharmacies. METHODS Scenarios of specific product requests (ciprofloxacin tablets and tetracycline capsules) and a request of(More)
BACKGROUND A range of extended/enhanced pharmacy services (EPS) are increasingly being offered in community pharmacies following a global paradigm shift in professional pharmacy practice from a product-oriented focus to a patient-centered approach. A number of pharmacy/pharmacist characteristics have been reported to influence EPS provision. OBJECTIVE To(More)
BACKGROUND Community pharmacists have faced ongoing challenges in the delivery of clinical pharmacy services. Various attitudinal and environmental factors have been found to be associated with the provision of general clinical pharmacy services or services which focus on a specific condition, including cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, the(More)
OBJECTIVES We explored factors influencing Indonesian primary care pharmacists' practice in chronic noncommunicable disease management and proposed a model illustrating relationships among factors. METHODS We conducted in-depth, semistructured interviews with pharmacists working in community health centers (Puskesmas, n=5) and community pharmacies(More)
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