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5 Ways to Better Counsel Patients with Cancer at Your Pharmacy

Digital Pharmacist

As the prevalence of cancer is continuing to increase, the role of the pharmacist becomes more important to help prevent any drug-drug interactions between these medications and chemotherapy and counseling patients on the proper use and appropriateness of certain OTC products. Vaccinations can be given before, during, and after chemotherapy.

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Polypharmacy and ageing

Hospital Pharmacy Europe

For example, when older patients who meet the inclusion criteria attend for scheduled appointments, the receptionist prompts the GP to perform a medication review. Chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV) can be acute, delayed or anticipatory. In this case the BCTs were embedded in the interventions.