Thai community pharmacist involvement in weight management in primary care to improve patient’s outcomes

  title={Thai community pharmacist involvement in weight management in primary care to improve patient’s outcomes},
  author={Wiraphol Phimarn and Pattharapol Pianchana and Parichart Limpikanchakovit and Kanchanok Suranart and Suthanekarn Supapanichsakul and Apiwat Narkgoen and Kritsanee Saramunee},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy},
Background The community pharmacist has significant potential to assist in providing health advice aimed at the improvement outcomes pertaining to weight management, however, up to now, evidence regarding its effectiveness has been inconclusive. In Thailand, community pharmacy involvement in weight management is a novel idea and therefore needs an evaluation of its effectiveness. Objective To examine essential outcomes, comparing the pharmacist’s interventions with a routine weight management… CONTINUE READING


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