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The development and feasibility testing of a community pharmacy-based guidelines for the assessment and management of acne vulgaris. (2019)
Report
TUCKER, R., SMITH, K., MACLURE, K. and STEWART, D. 2019. The development and feasibility testing of a community pharmacy-based guidelines for the assessment and management of acne vulgaris. Delphi study final report. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.

The following describes a research study commissioned by Galderma to explore the development of guidelines for community pharmacists on how to assess and manage patients who present with acne. Background: Acne vulargis (or simply acne) is an extremel... Read More about The development and feasibility testing of a community pharmacy-based guidelines for the assessment and management of acne vulgaris..

Patient and pharmacist perceptions of a pharmacist-led educational intervention for people with psoriasis. (2016)
Journal Article
TUCKER, R. and STEWART, D. 2016. Patient and pharmacist perceptions of a pharmacist-led educational intervention for people with psoriasis. Selfcare [online], 7(4), pages 18-31. Available from: https://selfcarejournal...ntion-people-psoriasis/

BACKGROUND: Chronic plaque psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition that affects up to 3% of the UK population and most patients have mild to moderate disease that can be effectively managed with topical therapies in primary care. In recent years,... Read More about Patient and pharmacist perceptions of a pharmacist-led educational intervention for people with psoriasis..

The role of community pharmacists in supporting self-management of patients with psoriasis. (2016)
Journal Article
TUCKER, R. and STEWART, D. 2017. The role of community pharmacists in supporting self-management of patients with psoriasis. International journal of pharmacy practice [online], 25(2), pages 140-146. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpp.12298

The majority of patients with psoriasis have mild to moderate disease, which can be managed in primary care with topical therapies. The supportive role of pharmacists for patients with long-term dermatological conditions is largely unknown. The purpo... Read More about The role of community pharmacists in supporting self-management of patients with psoriasis..

An exploratory study of the views of community pharmacists on the management of patients with undiagnosed skin problems. (2015)
Journal Article
TUCKER, R. and STEWART, D. 2015. An exploratory study of the views of community pharmacists on the management of patients with undiagnosed skin problems. International journal of pharmacy practice [online], 23(6), pages 390-398. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1111/IJPP.12179

Objective: The aim of this study was to explore pharmacist and medicine counter assistant (MCA) perceptions of community pharmacy management of patients presenting with symptomatic skin problems. Methods: The study involved semi-structured telephone... Read More about An exploratory study of the views of community pharmacists on the management of patients with undiagnosed skin problems..


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