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Effects of pharmacist prescribing on patient outcomes in the hospital setting: a systematic review.

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Summary of "Effects of pharmacist prescribing on patient outcomes in the hospital setting: a systematic review."

The objective of the review was to synthesize the best available evidence on the safety and effectiveness of pharmacist prescribing on patient outcomes in patients who present to hospital.

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Name: JBI database of systematic reviews and implementation reports
ISSN: 2202-4433
Pages: 1823-1873

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