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Counselling and advice on medicines and appliances in community pharmacy practice

Published: 15 Dec 2016
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
0748030840

Web publication of guidelines produced in hard copy in March 1996 for pharmacists working in NHSScotland.

43 page PDF

625.5kB

43 page PDF

625.5kB

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Counselling and advice on medicines and appliances in community pharmacy practice
Annex A1: Glossary

43 page PDF

625.5kB

Annex A1: Glossary

The majority of the terms in these Guidelines are familiar and in everyday use. Most community pharmacists will know what they mean by them; however, they are defined here to aid interpretation.

Advice

The oral or written provision of professional opinion.

Compliance

Adherence to a course of instructions for the
use of a medicine or an appliance.

Counselling

The interactive process involving a consultation about medicines or appliances between a pharmacist and a patient.

OTC

Over-the-counter (medicine).

Output

A desired or actual result of the counselling and advice process which is able to be measure or verified objectively.

P

Pharmacy medicine.

PIL

Patient information leaflet.

POM

Prescription-only medicine.

Patient

Anyone receiving pharmaceutical services.

Patient medication record ( PMR)

A record of the medicines and appliances dispensed for, and/or purchased by, or on behalf of, a patient, together with details of interventions, counselling, advice and
outcomes where appropriate.

RPSGB

Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.

SCPPE

Scottish Centre for Post Qualification Pharmaceutical Education.

SODoH

Scottish Office Department of Health.


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