African Journal of
Pharmacy and Pharmacology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pharm. Pharmacol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0816
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPP
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 2205

Table of Content: 8 December, 2016; 10(45)

December 2016

Validation of tools for the evaluation of pharmaceutical services: A systematic review

The objective of this study was to identify and evaluate studies that performed the validation of tools applied to health evaluation with a focus on pharmaceutical services. A systematic literature review was conducted to identify validation studies involving pharmaceutical services. The search for articles strategy was held in databases: EMBASE, PubMed/Medline, Scopus, and CINHAL. The descriptors used were:...

Author(s): Elisdete Maria Santos De Jesus, Andréa Valença Cardoso, Francielly Lima da Fonseca, Rafael Santos Santana, Juliana Santos Rabelo, Ezequiel Gomes de Freitas, Tais de Lima Novais, Daniel Tenorio da Silva, and Wellington Barros da Silva

December 2016

Progress test: A review to motivate their use in pharmacy schools in Brazil

Progress Test (PrT) is a longitudinal assessment strategy in which tests composed of contents from all the curriculum are periodically applied to all students of a course. Such strategy allows measurement of deep, long-lasting meaningful learning as well as early detection and remediation of underperforming students. It was introduced more than forty years ago, and it has been used in several health schools in the...

Author(s): Alberto Malta Junior, José Lucio Martins Machado, Maria Jutta Shadeck, Anabel Fonseca Ferrari and Carlos Fernando Collares

December 2016

Drug use and prescription pattern at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Veterinary Teaching Hospital (UDUVTH), Sokoto; A ten-year retrospective study (2006-2015)

A ten year (2006 – 2015) retrospective study was conducted using records from the case files of patients handled at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University Veterinary Teaching Hospital (UDUVTH) in order to ascertain the pattern and problems associated with drug prescriptions in the management of diseases presented to the hospital. The results obtained show that, a total number of 622 patients comprising cattle (4.80%),...

Author(s): Agaie, B. M., Daneji, A. I., Chafe, U. M., Garba, H. S., and Ismaila, M. S.