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Title Community pharmacy : an international comparison / Hiroshi Okada and Kazuhiko Kotani, editors
Published New York : Novinka, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Public health in the 21st century
Public health in the 21st century series.
Contents Preface; Expectations of Community Pharmacies as a Key Station of Community Care; The Current Socio-Medical State of Japan; The Importance of Reformation of Community Care; The Highlight to Community Pharmacies; References; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1; Community Pharmacy in Japan; Introduction; Medication Review; Home Visiting Service by Pharmacists; Immunization; Smoking Cessation; Diabetes; Hypertension; Point-Of-Care Testing (POCT); Other Services; Prescriptions with Clinical Test Results; The Family Pharmacist and Pharmacy Policy; References; Chapter 2
Brief Alcohol InterventionsHealth Checks; Pharmacist Prescribing; The Future; References; Summary: Role of Community Pharmacy Across Five Countries; Japan; USA; Canada; Australia; England; Appendix -- Special Message: Community Pharmacy Practice in Five Countries; References; Contributors; Index; Blank Page
Community Pharmacy in United StatesIntroduction; Point-or-Care Testing; Immunization; Diabetes; Hypertension; Smoking Cessation; Medication Review; Home Medicines Review; References; Chapter 3; Community Pharmacy in Canada; Introduction; Medication Reviews and Home Medication Reviews; Injections; Smoking Cessation; Diabetes; Hypertension; Point of Care and Laboratory Testing; Common Ambulatory Conditions (aka "Minor Ailments"); Prescribing; Remuneration for Clinical Services; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4; Community Pharmacy in Australia; Introduction
Dispensing Prescription Medicines: Clinical InterventionsMedication Management Review; Dose Administration Aids; Non-Prescription Medicines and Management of Minor Illnesses; Selected Other Professional Services; Smoking Cessation; Diabetes Monitoring; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5; Community Pharmacy in England; Introduction; Medication Review; Medicine Use Reviews; Prescription Intervention MUR; Home Medication Review; New Medicines Service; Immunisations; Smoking Cessation; Diabetes; Hypertension; Point-of-Care Testing; Others (Alcohol, Weight, Prescriber etc.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Pharmaceutical services.
Primary care (Medicine)
Community Pharmacy Services.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 153610213X (electronic bk.)
9781536102130 (electronic bk.)