Long-term care pharmacists provide medication infusion, education, consulting, and other services for patients within a long-term care facility (eg. skilled nursing facilities, nursing homes, and rehabilitation facilities). These individuals may be employed by a dedicated center or provide independent consultation services to various institutions. Monitoring therapy, making dosage adjustments, identification of duplicate therapy, management of drug interactions/polypharmacy, and site formulary decisions are all activities of long-term care pharmacists.
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