The Role of the Pharmacist in the Health Care System
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Fermer ce répertoirePART I: THE ROLE OF THE PHARMACIST IN THE HEALTH CARE SYSTEM
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Afficher le documentAcknowledgements
Afficher le document1. Introduction
Afficher le document2. Manpower imbalances in pharmacy
Afficher le document3. The knowledge and expertise of pharmacists
Fermer ce répertoire4. The scope of pharmacy and the functions of pharmacists
Afficher le document4.1 Regulatory control and drug management
Afficher le document4.2 Community pharmacy
Afficher le document4.3 Hospital pharmacy
Afficher le document4.4 Industrial pharmacy (the pharmaceutical industry)
Afficher le document4.5 Academic activities
Afficher le document4.6 Training other health care workers
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenu5. Pharmacy manpower development for health care systems
Afficher le document6. Monitoring of pharmacy manpower development
Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenu7. Recommendations
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Ouvrir ce répertoire et afficher son contenuPART II: THE ROLE OF THE PHARMACIST: QUALITY PHARMACEUTICAL SERVICES - BENEFITS FOR GOVERNMENTS AND THE PUBLIC
 

4.4 Industrial pharmacy (the pharmaceutical industry)

Statutory provisions in some countries may require that certain positions be held by pharmacists. The main activities of industrial pharmacists are described below.

Research and development

Pharmacists contribute to research, and their expertise in formulation development is of particular relevance to the biological availability of active ingredients.

Manufacture and quality assurance

The pharmacist’s broad knowledge of the pharmaceutical sciences ensures an integrated approach to quality assurance (including good manufacturing practice) through the validation of the various stages of production and the testing of products before release.

Drug information

The pharmacist has the knowledge and expertise to provide detailed information on medicines to members of the health professions and the public. Also, pharmacists provide an information service within the company.

Patent applications and drug registration

The pharmacist is ideally qualified to understand and collate the diverse information required for patent and authorization submissions.

Clinical trials and post-marketing surveillance

The pharmacist has the knowledge of drugs and health care provision required to facilitate collaboration between companies, health professionals and governments in relation to clinical trials and surveillance.

Sales and marketing

The pharmacist, whose professional ethics demand a concern for the interest of patients, can make a contribution to proper marketing practices related to health care and to the provision of appropriate information to health professionals and the public.

Management

The inclusion of pharmacists in all levels of management promotes an ethical approach within management policies.

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