Search for dissertations about: "pharmaceutical care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 swedish dissertations containing the words pharmaceutical care.

  1. 1. Pharmaceutical care in coronary heart disease

    Author : Malin Johansson Östbring; Göran Petersson; Lina Hellström; Tommy Eriksson; Hughes Carmel; Linnéuniversitetet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; pharmaceutical care; patient experience; medication adherence; medicine management; medication review; motivational interviewing; coronary heart disease; secondary prevention; low-density lipoprotein cholesterol; cardiac rehabilitation; multi-professional collaboration; drug-related problems; pragmatic clinical trial; randomized controlled trial; qualitative analysis; process evaluation; Biomedical Sciences; Biomedicinsk vetenskap; Health and Caring Sciences; Hälsovetenskap;

    Abstract : Background: In coronary heart disease (CHD), pharmaceutical care implies that health care professionals cooperate with the patient to optimize drug therapy primarily for secondary prevention. Low adherence and discontinuation of drugs are common among patients with CHD, and this is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. READ MORE

  2. 2. Economic policy in health care : Sickness absence and pharmaceutical costs

    Author : David Granlund; Magnus Wikström; Niklas Rudholm; Åke G Blomquist; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; vertical fiscal externalities; sickness absence; sickness benefits; health care expenditure; fixed budgets; pharmaceuticals; cost containment; dynamic panel data models; endogeneity; propensity score matching; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of a summary and four papers. The first two concerns health care and sickness absence, and the last two pharmaceutical costs and prices. Paper [I] presents an economic federation model which resembles the situation in, for example, Sweden. READ MORE

  3. 3. Counselling in Swedish Community Pharmacies : Understanding the Process of a Pharmaceutical Care Service

    Author : Anna Montgomery; Åsa Kettis Lindblad; Sofia Kälvemark Sporrong; Mary P. Tully; Anna-Birna Almarsdottír; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Community pharmacy; Counselling; Pharmaceutical care; Sweden; Community pharmacy services; Samhällsfarmaci; Social Pharmacy; samhällsfarmaci;

    Abstract : Community pharmacy practice is moving towards patient care and away from the mere dispensing of medicines. In this movement, which is guided by the philosophy of Pharmaceutical care (PC), new counselling services emerge. READ MORE

  4. 4. Self-care for Minor Illness: People's Experiences and Needs

    Author : Silje Gustafsson; Inger Holmström; Luleå tekniska universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Self-care; Self-care advice; Minor illness; Information channels; Telephone nursing; Reassurance; Confidence; Satisfaction; Nursing; Self-care interventions; Nursing; Omvårdnad;

    Abstract : During later years, the primary care services are experiencing a heavier strain in terms of increasing expenses and higher demand for medical services. An increased awareness about pharmaceutical adverse effects and the global concern of antibiotic resistance has given self-care and active surveillance a stronger position within the primary care services. READ MORE

  5. 5. Prescribing drugs in primary health care - Thoughts, information strategy and outcome

    Author : Ingmarie Skoglund; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : Utilitarianism; prescribing medication; evidence-based medicine; general practitioner; pharmaceutical therapy; guide lines; drug information services; primary health care; multilevel models; pharmaceutical industry; attitudes; behaviour; public authority drug information; prompt and pragmatic benefit; drug and therapeutic committee; implementation;

    Abstract : Aims: General aim; to investigate whether tailored evidence-based drug information provided to general practitioners can be implemented more effectively than evidence-based drug information provided as usual. Specific aims; to describe general practitioners’ (GPs) thoughts on prescribing medication and evidence-based drug information: to explore GPs’ attitudes on drug information: to investigate whether tailored evidence-based drug information can influence these attitudes differently or the prescribing behaviour more effectively than drug information provided as usual. READ MORE