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When to use a survey in pharmacy practice research


This article contains a good deal of useful information. However, it notes that “Survey research in pharmacy practice may be used for descriptive use only, for example, collecting data to describe the demographic characteristics and risk factors of patients receiving influenza vaccination in community pharmacies”. Our LPF has conducted investigations that are analogous to this, for example correlating patient gender with particular recommendations made in the pharmacy and also looking at correlations between staff status and recommendations made. We are experiencing difficulties in accessing ways of publicising our findings, since sharing this type of data seems to fall outside the brief of the PJ and IJPP. Apart from the RPS Map of Evidence, how else could we share it?

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26 FEB 2016

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