The Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007: Drug safety and health-system pharmacy implications

Shane, Rita
December 2009
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;12/15/2009, Vol. 66 Issue 24, pS2
Academic Journal
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses an article on the safety provisions of the Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act (FDAAA), the impetus of the require risk evaluation and mitigation strategies (REMS) and their evolution, components and impact on patients, health care providers and health systems, and the concerns of health-system pharmacists about the use of specialty pharmacies and other restricted drug distribution systems.


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