Community pharmacists' perceptions of the skin conditions they encounter and how they view their role in dermatological care.

@article{Tucker2012CommunityPP,
  title={Community pharmacists' perceptions of the skin conditions they encounter and how they view their role in dermatological care.},
  author={Rod Tucker},
  journal={The International journal of pharmacy practice},
  year={2012},
  volume={20 5},
  pages={344-6}
}
OBJECTIVES To explore pharmacists' perceptions of the skin conditions they encounter, sources of postgraduate dermatological training and views of their role in the management of patients with skin problems. METHOD A self-completion questionnaire was sent to a random sample of 3500 community pharmacists in England and Wales. KEY FINDINGS Seventy-eight per cent of pharmacists felt that patients sought their advice on problems about dry skin on a weekly basis. A total of 64.8% had undertaken… CONTINUE READING

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