Philosophical perspectives and theories applied in pharmacy practice research

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The chapter begins with a description of philosophical perspectives of the major paradigms which form the basis for pharmacy practice research (PPR). Arguments for and descriptions and examples of theories used in PPR form the body of the chapter. These theories include: behavioral change, patient safety, learning, patient-pharmacist interaction, GP-pharmacist collaboration, organization, technology, and political science. The chapter concludes with a look into the PPR crystal ball, describing drivers of change and future trends in pharmacy, followed by theories which will provide a framework for understanding these trends.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy
Number of pages12
Publication date1 Jan 2019
ISBN (Print)9780128127360
ISBN (Electronic)9780128127353
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

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    Research areas

  • Behavioral change, Belief systems, GP-pharmacist collaboration, Learning, Modeling, Organization, Paradigms, Patient safety, Patient-pharmacist interaction, Political science, Technology, Theories, Theory

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