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Journal Article

ASHP guidelines: minimum standard for ambulatory care pharmacy practice.

Buxton JA, Babbitt RM, Clegg CA, et al. American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 2015;72:1221-36.

Ambulatory pharmacy service is provided in various settings, including communities, skilled nursing facilities, and patient-centered medical care homes. Elements related to safety in this environment include leadership, patient care, distribution, and facility characteristics. This American Society of Health-System Pharmacists guideline reviews eight standards that can be adapted to support safe medication delivery in a wide range of ambulatory settings.