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What is a Pharmacist?

Pharmacists are recognized as the most readily available health care professionals. They are drug therapy experts who provide comprehensive, coordinated management of their patients; medications.
Pharmacists are important member of the health care team. They work with other health professionals to care for their patients.

The pharmacist:

  • plans and implements effective drug therapy
  • monitors and evaluates drug therapy for improved outcomes
  • evaluates clinical literature
  • selects the appropriate dosage form
  • calculates dose and determine dosing schedules
  • prepares Medications
  • educates and counsels patients
  • offers preventative health care services
  • coordinates patients; care with other health care providers

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