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ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings: monitoring and patient education—2015.

Pedersen CA, Schneider PJ, Scheckelhoff DJ. American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 2016;73:1307-30.

Pharmacists play a central role in medication safety. The authors present the results of the 2015 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists survey, which specifically looked at medication monitoring and patient education practices. The survey results support the growing role of pharmacists in counseling high-risk patients, discharge medication counseling, therapeutic drug monitoring, and medication order review.