Afonso Miguel Neves Cavaco

PhD (2006) in Pharmacy Practice, Universidade de Londres, Reino Unido.
Associate Professor, Social Pharmacy

Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade de Lisboa — Av. Prof. Gama Pinto, 1649-003 Lisboa, Portugal

T (+351) 217 946 456
F (+351) 217 946 470
Researcher ID G-9298-2012
Group Researcher ID B-4101-2014
Scopus Author ID 55927486200

Research Interests

Cavaco’s area of scientific activity concerns medicines use, more particularly the research field of social pharmacy and health services, pharmacy practice, public health and communication in health care. Presently he has dedicated attention to sociolinguistics of oral and written communication in pharmacy practice and medicines use.

Selected Publications

Pires CM, Cavaco AM. Exploring the perspectives of potential consumers and healthcare professionals on the readability of a package insert: a case study of an over-the-counter medicine. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2014 Jan 24. [Epub ahead of print]

Pelicano-Romano J, Neves MR, Amado A, Cavaco AM. Do community pharmacists actively engage elderly patients in the dialogue? Results from pharmaceutical care consultations.
Health Expect. 2013 Dec 17. doi: 10.1111/hex.12165. [Epub ahead of print]

Cavaco AM, Krookas AA. Community pharmacies automation: any impact on counselling duration and job satisfaction? Int J Clin Pharm. 2013 Nov 20. [Epub ahead of print]

Bachmann C, Abramovitch H, Barbu CG, Cavaco AM, Elorza RD, Haak R, Loureiro E, Ratajska A, Silverman J, Winterburn S, Rosenbaum M. A European consensus on learning objectives for a core communication curriculum in health care professions.
Patient Educ Couns. 2013 Oct;93(1):18-26. doi: 10.1016/j.pec.2012.10.016.

Cavaco A, Roter D. Pharmaceutical consultations in community pharmacies: utility of the Roter Interaction Analysis System to study pharmacist-patient communication. Int J Pharm Pract. 2010 Jun;18(3):141-8.