Research highlights pharmacists’ ethical concerns over complementary medicines

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Research highlights pharmacists’ ethical concerns over complementary medicines

Jonathan
Chilton Towle
Natural medicine and fork
Some participants justified selling complementary medicines because patients’ ­beliefs needed to be respected, even if they conflicted with those of pharmacists.
A small, qualitative study of pharmacists selling complementary medicines has identified some pharmacists ­selling such products despite having concer, Joanne Barnes, University of Auckland School of Pharmacy associate professor of herbal medicine Joanne Barnes