The Pharmacist Guide to Implementing Pharmaceutical Care

  • Filipa Alves da Costa
  • J. W. Foppe  van Mil
  • Aldo Alvarez-Risco

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. What is Pharmaceutical Care

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Pharmaceutical Care Processes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-24
    2. Sophie Liekens, Veerle Foulon
      Pages 25-31
    3. Afonso Cavaco
      Pages 33-40
    4. Parisa Aslani, Rana Ahmed, Filipa Alves da Costa
      Pages 41-57
    5. Veerle Foulon, Joke Wuyts, Sophie Liekens, Giannoula Tsakitzidis
      Pages 59-68
    6. Nina Griese-Mammen, Martin Schulz, Fabienne Böni, Kurt E. Hersberger
      Pages 69-87
    7. Tommy Westerlund
      Pages 89-94
    8. Heather E. Barry, Carmel M. Hughes
      Pages 119-127
    9. Anna Millar, Audrey Rankin, Mairead McGrattan, Maureen Spargo, Carmel M. Hughes
      Pages 129-140
  4. Pharmaceutical Care Around the World

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-143
    2. Lawrence Brown, Enrique Seoane-Vazquez
      Pages 145-158
    3. Filipa Alves da Costa
      Pages 159-171
    4. Timothy F. Chen, Prasad S. Nishtala
      Pages 173-182
    5. Aldo Alvarez-Risco, Shyla Del-Aguila-Arcentales
      Pages 183-190
    6. Shaun Wen Huey Lee, J. Simon Bell
      Pages 191-197
  5. Implementing Pharmaceutical Care in Different Settings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 199-202
    2. Victoria Garcia-Cardenas, Charlotte Rossing, S. I. (Charlie) Benrimoj
      Pages 203-212
    3. Charlotte Rossing, S. I. (Charlie) Benrimoj, Victoria Garcia-Cardenas
      Pages 213-223
  6. Delivering Pharmaceutical Care in Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 245-249
    2. Luís Lourenço, J. W. Foppe van Mil, Martin Henman
      Pages 251-259
    3. Vivien Tong, Parisa Aslani
      Pages 261-276
    4. Claire Chapuis, Lise Bernard, Pierrick Bedouch, Valérie Sautou
      Pages 277-285
  7. Pharmaceutical Care for Specific Patient Groups

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 295-296
    2. Cristín Ryan, Máire O’Dwyer
      Pages 297-310
    3. Ines Krass, Kreshnik Hoti
      Pages 333-352
    4. Martin Schulz, Katrin Krueger, Nina Griese-Mammen, Ross Tsuyuki
      Pages 353-367
    5. Sotiris Antoniou, Maria Pinto da Silva, Jagjot Kaur Chahal
      Pages 369-379
    6. Rebekah Moles, Stephen Carter
      Pages 381-395
    7. Jaqueline G. Hugtenburg, Lonneke Timmers, Jan Jacob Beckeringh
      Pages 397-419
    8. Susan Kamal, Olivier Bugnon, Marie-Paule Schneider
      Pages 421-433
  8. Remuneration of Pharmaceutical Care

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 435-436
    2. Mitja Kos
      Pages 437-441
    3. Filipa Alves da Costa, Mitja Kos
      Pages 443-448
    4. Mitja Kos
      Pages 449-454
    5. Filipa Alves da Costa, Kurt E. Hersberger
      Pages 461-466
  9. Teaching Pharmaceutical Care

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 467-471
    2. Inês Nunes-da-Cunha, Fernando Fernandez-Llimos
      Pages 473-490
    3. Martin Henman, Dan Kibuule, Mwangana Mubita
      Pages 491-502
  10. Filipa Alves da Costa, J. W. Foppe van Mil, Aldo Alvarez-Risco
    Pages E1-E1

About this book


Through the contributions of over 30 global experts, this book meets the growing need to understand the development and implementation of pharmaceutical care.

This guide to pharmaceutical Care implementation details the pharmacist's role in providing a broad array of care to various kinds of patients, using strategies that improve humanistic, economic and clinical outcomes.

Written with a focus for students, pharmacists and researchers, this book offers multiple scenarios to advance the care of patients. It will enhance the knowledge and skills of the providers. The examples describe the details of the structured processes from pharmacists and researchers who have worked in these fields for many years: detecting drug-related problems, providing pharmaceutical care in different settings (community, nursing homes, hospitals and clinics), evaluating research-indicators and outcomes, and teaching at universities and colleges.

Readers will use this book to:

  • Improve their skills to prevent, detect and solve drug-related problems
  • Develop and improve communication skills to establish useful relationships with patients and healthcare professionals.
  • Understand the characteristics of (pharmaceutical) care for patients in different settings
  • Use different tools to showcase pharmaceutical care services
  • Learn the role of standards, guidelines, protocols and indicators to guide and evaluate pharmaceutical care
  • Understand the importance of the documentation of pharmaceutical care practices and create evidence and opportunities for remuneration
  • Consolidate knowledge from different global studies and research outcomes


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Editors and affiliations

  • Filipa Alves da Costa
    • 1
  • J. W. Foppe  van Mil
    • 2
  • Aldo Alvarez-Risco
    • 3
  1. 1.Instituto Universitário Egas Moniz (IUEM)Monte da CaparicaPortugal
  2. 2.van Mil ConsultancyZuidlarenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Universidad de San Martín de PorresLimaPeru

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2019
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-92575-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-92576-9
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