Evolution of Pharmaceutical Care 2007

Evolution of Pharmaceutical Care 2007 - Chapter Nineteen...

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Unformatted text preview: Chapter Nineteen The Evolution and Revolution of Pharmaceutical Care Professional pharmacy practice starting from the 20th century can be divided into four eras: 1. Era of Expansion (late 1940s - late 1960s); 2. Era of Cost Containment (1970s - mid 1980s); 3. Era of Assessment and Accountability (late 1980s - present); 4. Era of Outcomes & Information Management (present - future); 1. Era of Expansion (late 1940s - late 1960s ) Hill-Burton Act (1946) and Social Security Act (1965) were passed; Durham-Humphrey Amendment (1951) that established two classes of drugs: prescription and non-prescription (OTC); Kefauver-Harris Amendment (1962) that requires manufacturers to prove the safety, purity and efficacy of the drugs; pharmacy education: apprenticeship 4 year BS degree 5 year BS degree; pharmacist roles include dispensing and...
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