Pharmacists can improve medication management in the vulnerable population of foster care youth.

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Summary of "Pharmacists can improve medication management in the vulnerable population of foster care youth."

The objective of this commentary is to recommend that pharmacists take a larger role in medication management for the vulnerable patient population of youth in foster care. To support this objective, it is important to understand (1) what foster care is, (2) the vulnerabilities of youth in foster care, (3) medication use among youth in foster care, and (4) how the foster care system complicates medication management.


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Name: Journal of the American Pharmacists Association : JAPhA
ISSN: 1544-3450


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