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The Role of Pharmacists in General Practice in Asthma Management: A Pilot Study

Authors
  • deeks, louise s.
  • kosari, sam
  • boom, katja
  • peterson, gregory m.
  • maina, aaron
  • sharma, ravi
  • naunton, mark
Publication Date
Oct 15, 2018
Source
MDPI
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Language
English
License
Green
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Abstract

0.0001). Eight of the 19 (42%) patients moved from having poor to well-controlled asthma. Case studies and qualitative data indicated probable hospital admission avoidance and stakeholder acceptability of asthma management by a practice pharmacist. Conclusions: This pilot study demonstrated it is feasible, acceptable and potentially beneficial to have a general practice pharmacist involved in asthma management. Fuller evaluation is warranted.

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