A BRIEF REVIEW ABOUT PATIENT COUNSELLING

  • Tanya Rayal School of Pharmacy Practice, Shri Guru Ram Rai University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
  • Reenoo Jauhari School of Pharmacy Practice, Shri Guru Ram Rai University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
  • Pooja Roy School of Pharmacy Practice, Shri Guru Ram Rai University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
  • Jyoti Roy School of Pharmacy Practice, Shri Guru Ram Rai University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

Abstract

All around the world, the profession of pharmacy and the notion of pharmaceutical care are quickly evolving. In addition, the pharmacist's role in promoting logical and cautious use of medicine is becoming more important as a result of his technical and professional understanding. It is clearly known that patients who are adequately informed about medications and how to take them receive safe and effective treatment. Therapeutic pharmacists interact with patients on a frequent basis and assist with clinical treatments in addition to the numerous technical activities performed behind the counter. It is not enough to simply hand over a medicine kit to the patient or their representative; it is also necessary to hand over the correct drug to the correct person with the correct information. The act of assisting a client in seeing everything clearly, potentially from a different perspective. This might assist the client in focusing on feelings, experiences, or behaviour with the goal of achieving positive change and establishing a trusting connection. Confidentiality is essential for successful counselling.

Keywords: Patient Counselling, Compliance, Adherence, Controlled Therapy, Emerging trends in India, Pharmacists

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Rayal, T., R. Jauhari, P. Roy, and J. Roy. “A BRIEF REVIEW ABOUT PATIENT COUNSELLING”. Journal of Applied Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Vol. 5, no. 1, June 2022, pp. 9-16, doi:10.31069/japsr.v5i1.2.
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