Medication Therapy Management - Science topic
Assistance in managing and monitoring drug therapy for patients receiving treatment for cancer or chronic conditions such as asthma and diabetes, consulting with patients and their families on the proper use of medication; conducting wellness and disease prevention programs to improve public health; overseeing medication use in a variety of settings.
Questions related to Medication Therapy Management
I have recently collected data looking at patients' and nurses' perspectives on quality care in Sierra Leone. The findings showed that both the patients and nurses place a huge importance on the administration of medication and little else. In fact, the whole day revolved around when medication was administered. I was wondering if anyone knows of any other literature that shows a similar perspective and the effects it can have on care?
Due to continued pressures related to prescription drug abuse, the DEA and local state organizations (Boards of Pharmacy, Boards of Medicine) are considering the reclassification of Hydrocodone (and combination products such as Vicodin, Norco, etc) as a Schedule 2 medication.