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Pharmacists Part of the Team in Preventing Opioid Misuse


October 28, 2019 Pharmacists are increasingly playing a role in opioid stewardship programs. The recently published results of the National Survey of Pharmacy Practice in Hospital Settings - 2018 found that 70 percent of pharmacists play a role in diversion detection and 57 percent are likely to be involved in clinical utilization review. The survey, which analyzes the pharmacy's role in drug therapy monitoring and patient education, included responses from pharmacy directors in 811 U.S.…
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