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Health promotion in pharmacy practice and primary care

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

in Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health promotion and disease prevention are now seen as a priority of the health service. The pharmacists' role must develop to reflect this shift in emphasis away from simply treating those who are ... More


Drug misuse and harm reduction programmes

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

in Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.003.0015
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the role of pharmacists in preventing drug misuse. Drug misuse includes both licit (prescribed and over-the-counter drugs) and illicit agents (illegal substances. Pharmacists ... More


Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book reviews health promotion in the context of the pharmacy practice. Since the publication of the first edition, major changes have taken place in the involvement of pharmacists in health ... More


How can behaviour be changed?

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

in Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores the reasons why people pursue unhealthy behaviours. It then presents a model for behaviour change that pharmacists can use in their daily practice and provides an introduction ... More


Contraception and sexual health

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

in Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The pharmacy has always been a major outlet for the sale and supply of contraceptives. Given privacy concerns, the number of people who ask directly for advice about contraception is small. However, ... More


Smoking

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

in Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the pharmacists's role on promoting smoking cessation. Clinical trials have shown that nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) doubles the success rate of those attempting to quit ... More


Baby and child health

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

in Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the role of pharmacists in promoting baby and child health. Mothers of young children are a major group of pharmacy customers who will ask pharmacists about many aspects of ... More


What is health promotion?

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

in Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter reviews the history of the changing health of the population since the mid-19th century and addresses some of the key issues in health promotion today. It discusses the social, ... More


Oral health

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

in Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.003.0010
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

A large number of the population do not visit the dentist unless they are in pain, and many of these consult a pharmacist first. However, dentists often criticize pharmacists for giving mixed ... More


Women’s health

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

in Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.003.0012
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Most community pharmacy customers are women. Thus, pharmacists must be aware of common conditions about which women may seek advice and treatment. Pharmacists must also know current thinking in ... More


Concordance in medicine-taking

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

in Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Treatment with medicines is an important component of health promotion. However, it has been estimated that patients's compliance with medicine is only around 50%. The term “concordance” describes an ... More


Travel health

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

in Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter focuses on the role of pharmacists in promotion health for travellers. An increasing number of pharmacy customers are travelling to remote parts of the world for both pleasure and ... More


Physical activity

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

in Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

There is compelling evidence that a sedentary lifestyle is detrimental to health. The latest research shows that there are substantial benefits to be gained from a progression from no physical ... More


Major health challenges facing the 21st century

Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

in Health Promotion for Pharmacists

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192630445
eISBN:
9780191723575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

To be effective in the role of health promoters, pharmacists need to be aware of the major diseases, their prevention, and the importance of environmental, social, and biomedical factors. This ... More


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