Ibrahim Alissa, Abdullah Alotaibi, Malak Aldossari, Hussein Alhelal, Nagaraja Sreeharsha
Ibrahim Alissa1*, Abdullah Alotaibi1, Malak Aldossari1, Hussein Alhelal1, Nagaraja Sreeharsha2,3
1Department of Pharmaceutical, Prince Sultan Cardiac Center, AL Ahsa - 31982, Saudi Arabia.
2Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Clinical Pharmacy, King Faisal University, Al-Ahsa - 31982, Saudi Arabia.
3Department of Pharmaceutics, Vidya Siri College of Pharmacy, Off Sarjapura Road, Bengaluru - 560035, Karnataka, India.
Volume - 14,
Issue - 9,
Year - 2021
Inpatients managed in cardiology units have shown high risks of encouraging drug-related adverse reactions. This is coupled with the influx of diuretics and cardioprotective drug mechanism. The support played by a clinical pharmacist in this context remains largely underscored cored. They play an essential role in supporting the overall pharmacological care for patients through clinical conditions evaluations and assessments. Further, it has been established that poor adherence to drug regimens is among the key exacerbating factors for heart failure occurrence. The need for conducting patient education process is essential in drug adherence process. This elevates the roles of clinical pharmacist in the care delivery through drug use optimization process, minimization of occurrence of adverse drug events and activities in the transitional care process with a key focus on medical reconciliation approaches in the care practice. This study has focused on systematic reviews, Meta-analysis and randomized controlled studies focusing on the pharmacist intervention in improving outcomes of cardiology patients in the hospital care settings. The results have demonstrated that their role can no longer be underestimated and play an important role in the care delivery process and reducing the overall drug-related complications in the care process.
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Ibrahim Alissa, Abdullah Alotaibi, Malak Aldossari, Hussein Alhelal, Nagaraja Sreeharsha. The Roles of Pharmacists in Cardiac Care units in Hospitals. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(9):5039-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00879
Ibrahim Alissa, Abdullah Alotaibi, Malak Aldossari, Hussein Alhelal, Nagaraja Sreeharsha. The Roles of Pharmacists in Cardiac Care units in Hospitals. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(9):5039-6. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00879 Available on: https://www.rjptonline.org/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2021-14-9-93
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