International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy

, Volume 40, Issue 6, pp 1621–1622 | Cite as

F. ALves da Costa, J. W. F. van Mil and A. Alvarez-Risco (eds): The pharmacist guide to implementing pharmaceutical care

Springer International Publishing, 2019. ISBN 978-3-319-92575-2 and ISBN 978-3-319-92576-9 [eBook]
  • Vibhu PaudyalEmail author
Book review

The book ‘Pharmacists’ guide to implementing pharmaceutical care’ seeks to provide answers to ‘what’, ‘why’ and ‘how’ questions in relation to pharmaceutical care services provision. There are six sections comprising a total of forty chapters. The book commences with the basics of pharmaceutical care leading to critical reflection of—current and future service models, evidence based implementation strategies, theoretical frameworks and implementation outcomes. The chapters have been authored by many leading international experts from diverse geographical, clinical and research expertise lending the text both rigour and wide scope.

The book is able to communicate the need to adapt the conventional definition of pharmaceutical care in light of how the pharmacy profession has been evolving recently in provision of novel services. Services described in depth include medication review and reconciliation services, general practice and care home based pharmacy service and pharmacist...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Pharmacy, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, Sir Robert Aitken Institute for Medical ResearchUniversity of BirminghamEdgbaston, BirminghamUK

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