A discussion paper on self-care and its implications for pharmacists

@article{Wertheimer2007ADP,
  title={A discussion paper on self-care and its implications for pharmacists},
  author={Albert I. Wertheimer and Joaquima Serradell},
  journal={Pharmacy World & Science},
  year={2007},
  volume={30},
  pages={309-315}
}
Self-care is what people do to themselves to establish and maintain health, prevent and deal with illness. It includes nutrition, lifestyle, self-medication, hygiene, socio-economic and environmental factors. Self-care has been with us for thousands of years, but today there is an opportunity for pharmacists to assist patients with self-care. Society is better educated than ever before and now has access to accurate, understandable and objective, up-to-date information about drug therapies… CONTINUE READING