Clinical and economic outcomes of pharmacist recommendations in a Veterans Affairs medical center.

@article{Lee2002ClinicalAE,
  title={Clinical and economic outcomes of pharmacist recommendations in a Veterans Affairs medical center.},
  author={A. Lee and M. Boro and K. Knapp and J. Meier and N. Korman},
  journal={American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists},
  year={2002},
  volume={59 21},
  pages={
          2070-7
        }
}
  • A. Lee, M. Boro, +2 authors N. Korman
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
Pharmacist recommendations and their clinical and economic outcomes in a Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center were studied. The first 600 pharmacist recommendations that met study criteria were evaluated for type and frequency, rate of acceptance by physicians, potential benefit or harm, and economic consequences. The study site included inpatient and outpatient settings and a skilled-nursing facility. The most frequent types of pharmacist recommendations involved adjusting the dosage or… Expand
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