Ana C N Marques Gomes
Kingston University
Clinical pharmacyPharmacyNursingEuropean unionMedicine
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Publications 3
#1Federico Buonocore (KUL: Kingston University)H-Index: 2
#2Ana C N Marques Gomes (KUL: Kingston University)H-Index: 3
Last. Gianpiero Calabrese (KUL: Kingston University)H-Index: 7
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Background Over the past decade e-cigarettes have established themselves in the global market. E-cigarettes triggered much interest in relation to their content and efficacy as smoking cessation tools, but less attention has been paid to users and environmental safety warnings and guidance. Several regulations have been introduced to promote their safe handling and disposal. From May 2016, liquids and cartridges will be regulated by European Community Directives (ECDs) 2001/83/EC and 93/42/EEC, ...
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#1Ana C N Marques Gomes (KUL: Kingston University)H-Index: 3
#2Shereen Nabhani-Gebara (KUL: Kingston University)H-Index: 7
Last. Gianpiero Calabrese (KUL: Kingston University)H-Index: 7
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Objectives To seek community pharmacists' perception on use, safety and possible effectiveness of e-cigarettes as quit smoking tools, and their future regulation. Setting A survey of a sample of 154 community pharmacies across London, UK. Context E-cigarettes have exclusively established themselves in the market through consumers-led demand. To date, e-cigarettes still remain unregulated and can be easily purchased in shops, over the internet, but more controversially also in pharmacies in the U...
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Introduction: Through medication counseling interventions, pharmacists can increase patients’ knowledge and understanding of their medications, and enable them to make appropriate decisions regarding their therapy. This study explored the perceptions of patients suffering of long term conditions (LTC) on medication counseling received from community pharmacies. Method: This was a cross sectional survey targeted at patients with LTCs who are on regular medications. The survey was conducted in Nor...
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