The Role of the Pharmacist in Self-Care and Self-Medication
(1998; 17 pages) View the PDF document
Table of Contents
View the documentAcronyms
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Open this folder and view contents2. Definitions
Open this folder and view contents3. The increasing importance of self-care and self-medication
Close this folder4. Role of the pharmacist in self-care and self-medication
View the documentAs a communicator
View the documentAs a quality drug supplier
View the documentAs a trainer and supervisor
View the documentAs a collaborator
View the documentAs a health promoter
View the documentSpecific situations
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View the documentAnnex 1: Presentations2
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As a collaborator

It is imperative that pharmacists develop quality collaborative relationships with:

• other health care professionals;
• national professional associations;
• the pharmaceutical industry;
• governments (local/national); and,
• patients and the general public.

In so doing, opportunities to tap into resources and expertise, and to share data and experiences, in order to improve self-care and self-medication, will be enhanced.

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