Farmacéuticos Comunitarios. 2015 Jun 30; 7(2):37-44 DOI: 10.5672/FC.2173-9218.(2015/Vol7).002.06

Avenzoar method for implementation of pharmaceutical care in community pharmacy

Ojeda-Casares M1, Casas Pérez P1, de la Matta Martín MJ1, Ojeda-García E2, Rabasco Álvarez AM3
1. Cátedra Avenzoar. Farmacéutico comunitario en Sevilla. Doctor en Farmacia 2. Cátedra Avenzoar. Farmacéutico comunitario en Sevilla. Máster universitario en atención farmacéutica y farmacia asistencial. 3. Cátedra Avenzoar.Doctor en Farmacia Departamento de Farmacia y Tecnología Farmacéutica. Facultad de Farmacia. Universidad de Sevilla.
Ojeda-Casares M, Casas P, de MJ, Ojeda-García E, Rabasco AM. Método Avenzoar para la implantación racional de la atención farmacéutica en la farmacia comunitaria. Farmacéuticos Comunitarios. 2015 Jun 30; 7 (2): 37-44 DOI: 10.5672/FC.2173-9218.(2015/Vol7).002.06
Abstract : 

Introduction: The evolution of Pharmaceutical Care in Spain, the development of ICTs, e-pres­cribing projects, Bot Plus development and its integration with management programs of community pharmacies has allowed us to define a stratified and selective working methodology in Pharmaceutical Care.

Methodology: 1. Identification of the patient 2. Dispensation itself. 3. Definition of the pharmacotherapeutic profile of Pharmacy. 3.1. Therapeutic groups. 3.2. Therapeutic indications. 4. Defining target diseases. 4.1. Numerical relevance. 4.2. Therapeutic relevance. 5. Definition of potential pharmacotherapeutic monitoring of community pharmacy. 6. Selection of target patients. 7. Offering pharmacotherapeutic monitoring service.

Results and discussion: In the 4 participating pharmacies the pharmacotherapeutic profile was defined based on the treatment groups at level 1. From here, these pharmacies defined their respective target pathologies and potential patients who offer their services. On the basis of these results, pharmacies can establish their professional training. 

Conclusion: The Avenzoar methodology is based on the systematic recording of dispensations made ​​to patients. It sets the pharmacotherapeutic profile of patients.  It allows you to decide the level of involvement with each patient as previously defined criteria.  The Avenzoar methodology is compatible and complementary with any methodology of pharmacotherapeutic monitoring.

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