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Unformatted text preview: Care “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: – – – – Drug­drug Drug­disease Drug­food Drug­lab Cost of Drug Related Problems Cost of Drug Related Pr...
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  • Fall '08
  • Vandel
  • drug therapy, medication therapy management, Pharmaceutical Care, Therapy Management Medication Therapy Management

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