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This study devised an experimental focused pharmaceutical care program, allowed a clinical pharmacist to work in a physician office to assess and manage patients' metabolic syndrome status and its individual components. This study described the clinical benefits of physician- clinical pharmacist interaction in achieving improved glycemic control, lipid and blood pressure measurements, involving medication, diet, physical activity and patient heath care counseling.
A single blinded prospective randomized controlled trial conducted in family medicine outpatients clinics in Jordan. The study enrolled 199 patients met the National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III (NCEP/ATPIII) criteria for the diagnosis of MS upon the time of enrollment. Patients were randomized into: 110 participants into the intervention arm (pharmacist-physician collaborative approach) and 89 into the control arm (physician only team). Only patients in the intervention arm were provided pharmacist recommendations and pharmaceutical care counseling.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Caregiver), Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Pharmaceutical care services
family medicine clinic JUH
University of Jordan
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:45-0400
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