Assessment of the Involvement of the Community Pharmacist in the Practice of Pharmaceutical Care in Benin City, Nigeria
AbstractObjectives: To assess the involvement of the Community Pharmacists in the practice of pharmaceutical care in Benin City.
Method: A structured pharmaceutical care questionnaire was administered to all Community Pharmacies with registered pharmacists in Benin City. Descriptive statistics including frequencies, standard deviations and mean scores on sample characteristic and questionnaire items were computed.
Result: The survey achieved about 66.7% response rate. All the component of pharmaceutical care investigated were been practiced by Community Pharmacists in BeninCity.
Conclusion: The study shows that community pharmacist in Benin City are highly involved in most of the practice of pharmaceutical care except in few areas where the enlightenment and adequate facilities needs to be put in place.