Quality of assessment and counselling offered by community pharmacists and medication sale without prescription to patients presenting with acute cardiac symptoms: a simulated client study

@article{Kashour2015QualityOA,
  title={Quality of assessment and counselling offered by community pharmacists and medication sale without prescription to patients presenting with acute cardiac symptoms: a simulated client study},
  author={Tarek Seifaw Kashour and A Joury and Abdullah M. Alotaibi and Mahmoud Althagafi and Aws S. Almufleh and Ahmad Hersi and Lukman Thalib},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology},
  year={2015},
  volume={72},
  pages={321-328}
}
Self-medication is common worldwide. However, the prevalence of sale of prescription medications without prescription and the quality of assessment and counselling provided by community pharmacists to cardiac patients is unknown. We sought to determine the prevalence of prescription medication sales and explore how pharmacists assess and counsel patients… CONTINUE READING