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  • EDITORIAL BOARD: Professor R W Soller, Dr S G Mann, Dr J D Irvin, Dr R P Juhl, Dr J Raine, Dr D B Nash, Professor C Bond, Dr J Spinks.

Current Issue - Volume 11, Issue 2 (April - June 2020)
Recent Articles

The use of combined screening tools by practice-based pharmacists to identify psoriatic arthritis

By: Rod Tucker.
Tucker R. The use of combined screening tools by practice-based pharmacists to identify psoriatic arthritis. SelfCare 2020;11(2)64-74.

Text Messages to influence Behavioural Changes in Ethnic groups with Long-Term Conditions: A systematic Literature Review

By: T M Chaudhry
Chaudhry T M. Text Messages to influence Behavioural Changes in Ethnic groups with Long-Term Conditions: A systematic Literature Review. SelfCare 2020;11(2)48-63.

Questionnaire-based Evaluation of Self-Care in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

By: Ulrica Lovén Wickman, Pia Yngman-Uhlin, Henrik Hjortswang, Gunilla Hollman Frisman
Lovén Wickman U, Yngman-Uhlin P, Hjortswang H, Frisman GH. Questionnaire-based Evaluation of Self-Care in Inflammatory Bowel Disease. SelfCare 2020;11(2)36-47.

Oral contraceptives as potential OTC-products: The views of German pharmacies, physicians, patients and stakeholders

By: Andrea Stippler, Niels Eckstein, Elmar Kroth.
Stippler A, Eckstein N, Kroth E. Oral contraceptives as potential OTC-products: The views of German pharmacies, physicians, patients and stakeholders. SelfCare 2020;11(2)25-35.

Community pharmacy training in dermatology and patient views on pharmacy management of skin conditions: a pilot study

By: Rod Tucker.
Tucker R. Community pharmacy training in dermatology and patient views on pharmacy management of skin conditions: a pilot study. SelfCare 2020;11(1)9-24.

Key Influences on Self-Care Behavior

By: Dave Wendland, David Skinner.
Wendland D, Skinner D. Key Influences on Self-Care Behavior. SelfCare 2020;11(1)1-8.

Medical evacuations and work absences in offshore oil and gas industry personnel

By: Kathrine Gibson Smith, Vibhu Paudyal, Susan Klein, Derek Stewart. Medical evacuations and work absences in offshore oil and gas industry personnel. SelfCare 2019;10(4)105-115.

Timeline to See a Physician for Symptoms. Part III – Confidence and Advice-Seeking Tendencies

By: Jeff Taylor. Timeline to See a Physician for Symptoms. Part III – Confidence and advice-seeking tendencies. SelfCare 2019;10(3)93-104.

Do pharmacists’ perceptions of OTC analgesia reflect existing evidence?

By: Fin McCaul, Cornelia Hersch, Sunil Kochhar, Terence Maguire, Andy Tisman, Alyson Brown. Do pharmacists’ perceptions of OTC analgesia reflect existing evidence? SelfCare 2019;10(3)79-92.

Timeline to See a Physician for Symptoms. Part I – Perspective of the Public

By: Jeff Taylor, David Blackburn, Charity Evans, Eric Landry. Timeline to See a Physician for Symptoms. Part I – Perspective of the Public. SelfCare 2019;10(3)57-69.

Timeline to See a Physician for Symptoms. Part II – Perspective of Pharmacists and Physicians

By: Jeff Taylor. Timeline to See a Physician for Symptoms. Part II – Perspective of Pharmacists and Physicians. SelfCare 2019;10(3)70-78.

The Self-Care Matrix: A unifying framework for self-care.

By: Austen El-Osta, David Webber, Shamini Gnani, Ricky Banarsee, David Mummery, Azeem Majeed, Peter Smith. The Self-Care Matrix: A unifying framework for self-care. SelfCare 2019;10(3)38-56.

Assessment of Use in Actual Use Studies: Time Sampling or Diary Data?

By: Russell D Bradford, Brent C Page, Kimberly A Anderson, Tera Smith, Jan Wruck.
Bradford RD, Page BC, Anderson KA, Smith T, Wruck J. Assessment of Use in Actual Use Studies: Time Sampling or Diary Data? SelfCare 2019;10(2)26-37.

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