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“The responsible provision of drug therapy for the purpose of achieving definite outcomes that improves a patient’s quality of life.” Latest version: “A practice in which the practitioner takes responsibility for a patient’s drugrelated needs and held accountable for this commitment” Elements of Pharmaceutical Care Elements of Pharmaceutical Care
• How do you take responsibility for a patient? • How do you provide pharmaceutical care? • What does it take to be a successfulpatient oriented pharmacist? • What are some tasks when providing care? MedicationRelated Problems MedicationRelated Problems
• Needed drug therapy • Unnecessary drug therapy • Use of wrong Drug • Dose is too LOW • Dose is too HIGH • An Adverse Drug Reaction • Not receiving the drug • Drug interactions:
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- Fall '08
- drug therapy, medication therapy management, Pharmaceutical Care, Therapy Management Medication Therapy Management