Shakeel Ahmed1*, SS Bridar2, Aejaz Ahmed3 and Shantveer Halcher4
1Assistant Professor, Luqman College of Pharmacy Kalaburagi, India
2Associate Professor, HKEs MTRIPS, Kalaburagi, India
3Professor, Luqman College of Pharmacy, Kalaburagi, India
4Associate Professor, RMES College of Pharmacy, Kalaburagi, India
*Corresponding Author: Shakeel Ahmed, Assistant Professor, Luqman College of Pharmacy Kalaburagi, India.
Received: June 06, 2022; Published: June 23, 2022
Chronic diseases causes major health issues and a large number of deaths globally. The ill patients with chronic issues should be handled by a team of healthcare expertise including of general practitioners, medical superspecialists, nurses, and clinical pharmacist's. However, the role of clinical pharmacist in the existing healthcare team has not been adequately investigated. This study, therefore, thoroughly reviewed the role and importance of clinical pharmacist as members of the healthcare team in improvement of medication adherence and quality of life in patients with chronic diseases. A vigorous online search is done using possible available database and research articles to revealed and conclude the role of clinical pharmacist. After doing vigorous literature survey referring 140 articles 19 relevant research articles are referred in the present study. The immense contribution of clinical pharmacist in the health care expertise is evident to be vital to improve health care services. Clinical pharmacist can play a vital role by getting involved with healthcare team with his collaborative efforts and he can play integral part by serving as a therapy consultant. The clinical pharmacist’s participation as a member of the healthcare team emphasises the importance of health care professionals working together to provide clinical services to patients with chronic conditions. This study mentions the importance of clinical pharmacist in improving medication adherence in chronic disease patients, resulting in increased therapeutic levels of medications and an overall improvement in patient quality of life.
Keywords: Chronic Disease; Clinical Pharmacist; Medication Adherence; Medication Compliance; Quality of Life; Non-adherence; Adverse Drug Event
Citation: Shakeel Ahmed., et al. “Role of Clinical Pharmacist in Improving of Medication Adherence and Quality of Life in Chronic Disease Patients: A Brief Overview". Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences 6.7 (2022): 30-36.
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