From the Back Cover
Meet the challenges of developing a new patient-care pharmacy practice with the most practical and authoritative resource available. Written by leaders in the development of the pharmaceutical care practice model, PHARMACEUTICAL CARE PRACTICE explains the pharmacist's new role in working with patients to develop drug therapy strategies that improve patients' quality of life by ensuring the best possible therapeutic outcomes.
Whether you are a student or a practicing pharmacist seeking to improve your patient-care skills, use this book for the step-by-step implementation strategies needed to practice in this patient-centered environment: patient assessment, care plan development, follow-up evaluations, documentation, and reimbursement. This practical guide to providing pharmaceutical care helps readers—
*Understand your increased role in drug therapy assessment and delivery
*Learn an effective process for applying your pharmacotherapeutic knowledge to identify and prevent or resolve drug therapy problems
*Establish a strong therapeutic relationship with your patients
*Optimize your patient's well-being by achieving therapeutic goals
*Improve your follow-up evaluation abilities
*Document your pharmaceutical care and obtain reimbursement
*Work collaboratively with other patient care providers
This new edition of PHARMACEUTICAL CARE PRACTICE gives you the necessary skills to master the new demands of pharmacy practice with confidence.
NEW AND EXPANDED IN THIS EDITION
*Patient’s Medication Experience
*The Pharmacotherapy Workup
*Standards of Care
*New Practice-based Data
About the Author
Dr. Cipolle is the Director of the Peters Institute of Pharmaceutical Care at the University of Minnesota.
Linda M. Strand, PharmD, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Minneapolis, MN
Dr. Strand is best known for developing both the concept of pharmaceutical care and the practice of pharmaceutical care.
Peter C. Morley, PhD, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Minneapolis, MN
Dr. Morley is a medical anthropologist, and, by virtue of his education and research, he is an expert on patients' drug taking behaviors.