TITLE

Health system pharmacists ready for BTC medications

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Drug Formulary Review;Jan2008, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the testimony of William Zellmer, the deputy executive vice president of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists, at a hearing of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration about the proposal to expand the role of pharmacists in patient care and medical therapy. Zellmer relates the increase of outpatient pharmacy in hospitals. Zellmer claims that behind-the-counter availability of certain medications would be in the public interest. He relates the features of a pharmacist's practice when providing these therapies.
ACCESSION #
28161516

 

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