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The Pharmacist New Roles as Part of an Interdisciplinary Care Team

The Pharmacist New Roles as Part of an Interdisciplinary Care Team

This article cites, "As the U.S. population ages, problems and issues surrounding drug therapy in older adults will also grow. Drug-related problems account for 10 percent to 30 percent of older adult hospital admissions, and adverse drug events occur in up to 50 percent of these patients while admitted (Spinewine et al., 2007). This article reviews the evolving role of a clinical pharmacist as an active participant of an interdisciplinary team whose goal is to resolve the barriers to best managing healthcare of older adults.

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