TITLE

Issues related to risk evaluation and mitigation strategies in health-system pharmacy

AUTHOR(S)
Coffey, Justine
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;9/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 18, p1512
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents the author's views on the issues focusing on the risk evaluation and mitigation strategies (REMSs) in health-system pharmacy. He is of the opinion that patient access to some medications could be compromised if the pharmacy's input and involvement in the development of REMSs is not considered. He believes that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) should consult the pharmacists and utilize their expertise in addressing the issues that hinder the development of REMSs.
ACCESSION #
53432605

 

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