Comprehensive pharmaceutical care in the chain setting.

  title={Comprehensive pharmaceutical care in the chain setting.},
  author={Jaeseok Park and Paul Kelly and Barry L Carter and Prof. Philip Burgess},
  journal={Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association},
  volume={NS36 7},
A controlled, randomized study was conducted in two chain pharmacies to determine the clinical value of comprehensive pharmacy services for hypertensive patients in a chain pharmacy setting. Twenty-seven patients were enrolled as intervention participants with 26 control subjects. Monthly services for the intervention group included blood pressure and heart rate assessments and counseling on lifestyle modifications and drug therapy. Control patients received initial and final blood pressure… CONTINUE READING