Special Issue "Medicines across the Interface"
A special issue of Pharmacy (ISSN 2226-4787).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2015).
Interests: pharmacists in advanced clinical roles; advanced roles of pharmacy technicians; paediatric hospital clinical pharmacy; pharmacists and adolescents; pharmacist as prescribers - benefits; clinical pharmacy; treatment of elderly patients with heart failure
As you know, there is now considerable emphasis on healthcare professionals working together to ensure that medicines are optimized for the benefit of our patients. This is particularly important as the patient moves from one healthcare setting to another. Of course pharmacists in all healthcare sectors need to be central to this process. A number of service developments involving pharmacists are designed to support the goal of seamless care. A good example is medication reconciliation, which not only ensures accurate transfer of patient specific medicines information, but also facilitates genuine transfer of care. Erasing the dividing line that exists between hospital pharmacists and community pharmacists is an essential step in improving seamless care and promoting medicine’s optimization. Are you involved in cross-sector innovations? We would love to hear from you if you are developing pharmacy or related services across the interfaces of care for this special edition with the title “Medicines across the Interface.”
Dr. David Terry
Manuscript Submission Information
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- medication optimization
- pharmacy service hospital
- community pharmacy services
- care interface
- healthcare systems
- patient admission
- patient discharge