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The reviewed related literature talks about the
comparison of a unit!based" and service based"
orientation of the clinical pharmac#. $tated in the
literature that a clinical pharmac# practice model should
facilitate a patient!centered services and the clinical
pharmacist must be active. A unit!based model of clinical
pharmac# is where the pharmacist acts to an established
order and mainl# focused to task!oriented clinical
services. %hile on the other hand. $ervice!based is
where the pharmacist is a part of the inter professional
team where in the pharmacist proactivel# contribute to
the decision!makin& process and development of patient!
centered care plans.
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There are over 00/1/// people were harmed or died in
hospitals annuall# from adverse dru& events. A clinical
pharmacist can pla# an important role in preventin& these
errors. This concept has been tested in a variet# of
settin&s in a variet# of wa#s. s#stematic reviews and
recent evidence &enerall# supports that pharmacist
involvement in intensive care units1 particularl# when
en&a&in& in bedside rounds improves medication
mana&ement and/or reduces medication errors and
preventable adverse dru& effects.
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