Topical corticosteroid knowledge not optimal

Pharmacists knowledge of, and attitudes to, use of topical corticosteroids (TCs) as a dermatological treatment varies widely, UK researchers have found, adding to calls for greater education in this area.

Researchers presented data based on interviews with 75 community pharmacists to the recent UK Health Services Research & Pharmacy Practice Conference.

They found that while the pharmacists’ believed they had a role in providing advice about topical