Pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies: practice and research in Denmark

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Pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies: practice and research in Denmark. / Herborg, Hanne; Sørensen, Ellen Westh; Frøkjaer, Bente.

In: Annals of Pharmacotherapy, Vol. 41, No. 4, 2007, p. 681-9.

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Herborg, H, Sørensen, EW & Frøkjaer, B 2007, 'Pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies: practice and research in Denmark', Annals of Pharmacotherapy, vol. 41, no. 4, pp. 681-9. https://doi.org/10.1345/aph.1H645

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Herborg, H., Sørensen, E. W., & Frøkjaer, B. (2007). Pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies: practice and research in Denmark. Annals of Pharmacotherapy, 41(4), 681-9. https://doi.org/10.1345/aph.1H645

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Herborg H, Sørensen EW, Frøkjaer B. Pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies: practice and research in Denmark. Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2007;41(4):681-9. https://doi.org/10.1345/aph.1H645

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Herborg, Hanne ; Sørensen, Ellen Westh ; Frøkjaer, Bente. / Pharmaceutical care in community pharmacies: practice and research in Denmark. In: Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 2007 ; Vol. 41, No. 4. pp. 681-9.

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