TITLE

Frontline Pharmacist. Role of the pharmacist in a presurgical clinic designed to optimize outcomes after elective total joint arthroplasty

AUTHOR(S)
Falk, Jamie M.; Raymond, Colette B.
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;8/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 16, p1314
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the role of pharmacists in caring for patients who underwent total joint arthroplasty (TJA). It mentions that health care practitioners are permitted by preadmission clinics (PACs) to perform preoperative evaluation, patient education, and execute diagnostic tests. It states that there is a limited literature regarding the role of pharmacists in prehabilitation clinics. It adds that pharmacists recognize drug-related problems (DRPs) to patients and primary care physicians.
ACCESSION #
52946877

 

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