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Disposal practices for unused medications around the world.
Pharmaceuticals have been detected throughout the environment where at least in some cases, they have been shown to have a detrimental effect. Many result from improper patient disposal of unusedExpand
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Identification of the reasons for medication returns
Aim To identify and quantify the reasons for unused medications returned to pharmacies. Methods Over a five-week period medications returned to two collection point pharmacies were analysed forExpand
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A systematic review and meta-analysis of pharmacist-led fee-for-services medication review.
AIM The aim was to examine the impact of fee-for-service pharmacist-led medication review on patient outcomes and quantify this according to the type of review undertaken, e.g. adherence support andExpand
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Disposal practices for unused medications in New Zealand.
BACKGROUND There is an enhanced international awareness that the improper disposal of unwanted and unused medications may have a detrimental effect on the environment. OBJECTIVES The aim of thisExpand
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Examining the first year of Medicines Use Review services provided by pharmacists in New Zealand: 2008.
AIM To determine where in New Zealand collaborative Medication Use Review and Adherence Support (MUR) services were provided by pharmacists, to identify the processes involved, and pharmacists'Expand
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General practitioners’ perceptions of pharmacists’ new services in New Zealand
Background In recent years, the pharmacy profession has moved towards more patient-oriented services. Some examples are medication review, screening and monitoring for disease, and prescribing. TheExpand
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TiO2-assisted photodegradation of pharmaceuticals — a review
AbstractPharmaceutical compounds have been detected in the environment and potentially arise from the discharge of excreted and improperly disposed medication from sewage treatment facilities. InExpand
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Disposal practices for unused medications in New Zealand community pharmacies.
INTRODUCTION One of the recommended methods for households to dispose of unused medications in many countries is to return them to community pharmacies. However, such a practice will only reduce theExpand
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Investigating unused medications in New Zealand
Objective The objectives of this study were to determine the reasons for returning medications unused and the types of unused medications returned based on therapeutic class. Setting: This study wasExpand
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The role of topical growth factors in chronic wounds.
Chronic wounds display aberrant wound healing or wound healing that deviates from normal. The term 'chronic wounds', implies that these wounds do not heal in a timely fashion. They are oftenExpand
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