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.
By: Uwe May, Cosima Bauer.
May U, Bauer C. Pharmacy-based self-care of minor ailments – a health economic analysis focused on the German healthcare system. SelfCare 2018;9(2)27-46
by S. Mann
Mann S. Tamsulosin as a ‘P’ medicine for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. SelfCare 2010;1(1):44-49
The reclassification of tamsulosin hydrochloride 0.4mg (Flomax Relief®) in the UK from prescription only medicine (POM) status to ‘P’ medicine (for sale under the supervision of a pharmacist) was announced in November 2009…
by I. Banks
Banks I. Self Care of Minor Ailments: A Survey of Consumer and Healthcare Professional Beliefs and Behaviour. SelfCare 2010;1(1):1-13
Most minor health problems can be managed by people with medicines that they purchase. However minor ailments remain the subject of many NHS consultations with doctors and generate substantial numbers of prescriptions…
by S Mann
Mann S. Systemic antibiotics for self medication: The end of the line? SelfCare 2010;1(2):70-76
The recent withdrawal in the United Kingdom (UK) of applications to reclassify two separate systemic antibiotics for uncomplicated cystitis in women as ‘P’ medicines (pharmacy only sale), marks the probable end of a 15 year discussion…
by Rod Tucker, Lorna McHattie, Derek Stewart
Tucker R, McHattie L, Stewart D. Pharmacy staff management of people presenting with undiagnosed skin problems: a qualitative study of perceived factors influencing product selection. SelfCare 2014;5(4):85-99.