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SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 1. Factors influencing the current practice of self-medication consultations in Eastern Indonesian community pharmacies: a qualitative study

In this section, we will provide a brief summary and a link to the published abstract of newly published papers selected from the worldwide literature as being of particular interest to the SelfCare community. Factors influencing the current practice of …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 2. The Gastric and Intestinal Microbiome: Role of Proton Pump Inhibitors

The Gastric and Intestinal Microbiome: Role of Proton Pump Inhibitors By: Minalyan A, Gabrielyan L, Scott D, Jacobs J, Pisegna JR. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2017 Aug;19(8):42.. Summary: Gastric acidity plays a crucial role in filtering out bacteria and preventing development …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 3. Efficacy and Safety of Ibuprofen in Infants Aged Between 3 and 6 Months

Efficacy and Safety of Ibuprofen in Infants Aged Between 3 and 6 Months. By: Ziesenitz VC, Zutter A, Erb TO, van den Anker JN. Pediatric Drugs. 2017 Aug;19(4):277-290. Summary: Although there are extensive data on ibuprofen efficacy and safety in …

SelfCare Focus: a selection of newly published papers on self-care from the worldwide literature. 4. Misuse of OTC drugs in Poland

Misuse of OTC drugs in Poland. By: Zaprutko T, Koligat D, Michalak M, Wieczorek M, Józiak M, Ratajczak M, Szydłowska K, Miazek J, Kus K, Nowakowska E. Health Policy 2016 Aug;120(8):875-81. Summary: In Poland, the Act on Counteracting Drug Addiction …

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