- 公益社団法人 日本薬学会
- YAKUGAKU ZASSHI (ISSN:00316903)
- vol.140, no.9, pp.1195-1198, 2020-09-01 (Released:2020-09-01)
The purpose of this study is to understand the reading habits of Japanese pharmacists regarding clinical trial literature in 2014. Questionnaires were mailed to 1997 pharmacists in Miyagi Prefecture. Six hundreds and five [342 (56.5%) hospital pharmacists and 254 (42.0%) community pharmacists] responded to questionnaires (Response rate: 30.3%). Regarding the question, “Do you habitually read clinical trial literature?”, 19.5% of hospital and 8.3% community pharmacists responded “yes”, respectively, which showed both pharmacists are not habitual readers of clinical trial literature. That would be because they did not study critical reading of clinical trial literature at pharmacy schools as well as their work environments to access and retrieve clinical trial literature were limited.