Pharmacy Practice Research Case Studies

Pharmacy Practice Research Case Studies

1st Edition - February 8, 2021

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  • Editor: Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128193785
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128193792

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Pharmacy Practice Research Case Studies provides examples and details regarding how pharmacy practice research has transformed over the past decade and how this is impacting overall health. This book presents several methodologies and techniques used in current pharmacy practice. According to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, countries around the world are aiming to achieve Universal Health Coverage. In this context, pharmacists are a vital part of the healthcare teams and the book portrays the research methods used in conducting pharmacy practice and medicines use research. The professional role of pharmacists has evolved tremendously over the past few decades across the globe and the pace of change has been interestingly phenomenal in varying aspects. The book provides a great resource for pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, policymakers, and researchers to understand the dimensions of practice, education, research, and policy concerning pharmacy, and it provides the synthesis of the development so far, pointing to the needs and demands of the future.

Key Features

  • Provides updates on current practices and research methodologies used in pharmacy and their evolution over the last decade
  • Offers insight into research that can be applied to global pharmacy practice
  • Uses case studies to demonstrate how sustainable pharmacy practice can be in other settings and other countries


Practicing pharmacists, academicians, researcher, health policy makers, governments, and other international agencies (WHO, World Bank etc)

Table of Contents

  • Preface
    Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar 
    1. Experiences with clinical pharmacy services in a cardiac rehabilitation program in Qatar
    Muna Said Al-Ismail, Ahmed Awaisu, Theodoros Papasavvas, and Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar
    2. Clinical pharmacy service innovation in an obstetrics and gynecology setting: A case study from Qatar
    Doua AlSaad, Ahmed Awaisu, Moza AlHail, Afif Ahmed, Ahmed Moursi, Palli Valapila Abdulrouf, Wessam ElKassem, and Muna AlSaadi
    3. Pharmacy practice research conducted in the delivery of home care services
    Mohamed Izham Mohamed Ibrahim
    4. Community pharmacy-based medication therapy management clinic in Saudi Arabia
    Basmah Albabtain, Ejaz Cheema, Ghada Bawazeer, and Muhammad Abdul Hadi
    5. Pharmacy services and pharmacy practice research in Ukraine
    Andriy Zimenkovsky, Myroslava Sekh and Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar
    6. Understanding pharmacy staff attitudes and experience relating to suicide
    Hayley C. Gorton, Claire O’Reilly, Hayley J. Berry, David Gardner, and Andrea Murphy
    7. Making Time, Making History, Transforming Lives: Community pharmacy service development and evaluation for people living with learning disabilities
    Sue Jones, Saira Khan, Hadar Zaman, Ruth Buchan, and Kevin Flint
    8. Pharmacist-led interventions to promote cardiovascular health: A review of studies from Portugal
    Filipa Alves da Costa and Ema Paulino
    9. Pharmacy practice and continuing professional development in low and middle income countries (LMICs)
    Amy Chan, Rula Darwish, Saba Shamim, and Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar
    10. Personalizing patient care with medicines: Innovative models of care from the United Kingdom
    Tania L. Jones, Wasim Baqir, and Fraser N. Birrell
    11. Pharmacy services for safe parenteral nutrition
    Teresa Isichei Pounds and Gil Hardy
    12. Community pharmacists and pharmacovigilance: A global overview and case study
    Rabia Hussain

Product details

  • No. of pages: 276
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2021
  • Published: February 8, 2021
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128193785
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128193792

About the Editor

Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar

Professor Zaheer-Ud-Din Babar is Professor in Medicines and Healthcare and the Director of Centre of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice Research at the University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom. He is globally known for his work in pharmaceutical policy and practice, including quality use of medicines, clinical pharmacy practice, access to medicines and issues related to pharmacoeconomics. He has published in high impact journals such as PLoS Medicine and the Lancet and has acted as a consultant for World Health Organization, Royal Pharmaceutical Society, Health Action International, International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, World Bank, European Union, International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) and for the Pharmaceutical Management Agency of New Zealand. His edited work includes "Economic evaluation of pharmacy services", “Pharmaceutical prices in the 21st century”, “Pharmaceutical policies in countries with developing healthcare systems ", “Global Pharmaceutical Policy”, “Pharmacy Practice Research Methods” and “Encyclopedia of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy”. Published by Elsevier and Adis/Springer, the work is used in curriculum design, policy development and for referral all around the globe. Professor Babar is also the Editor-in-Chief of BMC Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice and can be contacted at

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor in Medicines and Healthcare and Director, Centre of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice Research, University of Huddersfield, UK

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