Ana Paula Martins

PhD (1995) in Pharmacy (Clinical Pharmacy), Universidade de Lisboa
Auxiliary Professor, Social Pharmacy

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

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Researcher ID D-9049-2014
Group Researcher ID B-4101-2014
Scopus Author ID 13807783500

Research Interests

Martins is part of a team that investigate real-life use of medicines from a societal and population level to an individual level. Therefore, epidemiologic studies that aimed to determine effectiveness in clinical real world practice and post-authorization safety data are her major interests.  Additionally, risk management and adherence to drug therapy are included in projects under development as key variables for rational drug usage.

Selected Publications

Gouveia M, Laires P, Borges M, Augusto M, Martins AP. Antidiabetic Drugs in-patient Admissions Attributable to Diabetes in Portugal. Acta Med Port. 2012; 25(5):323-31.

Laires, P.A. and Mesquita, R. and Veloso, L. and Martins, A.P. and Cernadas, R. and Fonseca, J.E. Patient’s access to health care and treatment in rheumatoid arthritis: the views of stakeholders in Portugal: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2013. Vol 14.

Laires, P.A. and Exposto, F. and Mesquita, R. and Martins, A.P. and Cunha-Miranda, L. and Fonseca, J.E. Patients’ access to biologics in rheumatoid arthritis: a comparison between Portugal and other European countries. European Journal of Health Economics 2012

Pereira Guerreiro, M. and Martins, A.P. and Cantrill, J.A. Preventable drug-related morbidity in community pharmacy: Development and piloting of a complex intervention. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. 2012. Vol 34.

Pereira Guerreiro, M. and Martins, A.P. and Cantrill, J.A. Preventable drug-related morbidity in community pharmacy: Commentary on the implications for practice and policy of a novel intervention. International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy. 2012. Vol 34.