ISSN 2321–3647
Sat, 18 Nov 2017

Implementation and Establishment of Pharmaceutical Care service Center in Teaching Hospital and 150-Bedded Hospital- A Review

Alpesh Kumar Nagar*1, Anil Middha2, Bhimaray Krishnagoudar1, Mahadevamma L1

1. Research Scholar, Department of Pharmacy, Shri Jagdishprasad Jhabarmal Tibrewala University, Vidyanagari, Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan

2. Professor, Department of Pharmacy, OPJS University, Churu, Rajasthan.


Pharmaceutical care began in developed countries like United States and Canada, and has rapidly extended in many other countries. Although there are different trends in different part of the countries but they all have same objective to achieve definite outcome that improve a patient’s quality of life. With these objectives, a pharmaceutical care process has to be adopted and followed step-by-step, to identify potential medication-related problems. Along with, pharmacists have to work together with patients or caretaker and prescribers to accomplish a pharmaceutical care plan to obtain desire therapeutic goal and outcome of the diseases. The pharmaceutical care service with its dedication to support clinical service and research activities in the hospital will further improve the quality of drug therapy, provide better patient health care and utilization of drugs this will help reducing morbidity and mortality in the hospital. To success the pharmaceutical care process, various steps should be documented properly and required communication skill. The community pharmacists, hospital pharmacists and consultant pharmacists play an important role in implementation of pharmaceutical care programs. The government bodies should consider Pharmaceutical care service as a primary element of University, teaching hospital, 150-bedded hospital, graduates and postgraduate studies.

Keywords: Pharmaceutical Care, Medication-related Problems, Pharmacist.

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