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Journal: Indo American Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences (IAJPS) (Vol.2, No. 6)

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Page : 1065-1070

Keywords : iajps; Clinical Pharmacist; Health Care Team; Chronic Diseases; Pharm. D;

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Objective: T o elevate the clinical pharmacist role in the health care team, to justify the liaison between health care professionals and to promote better quality of life in chronic disease patients a prospective observational and interventional study was carried out. Setting: R ajiv Gandhi I nstitute o f M edical S ciences , an 800 bedded tertiary care teaching hospital, Kadapa, India. Results: 200 patients were recruited belonging to age ?40 years ; they were divided in to O bservational G roup (100) and I nterventional G roup (100). Each group consist of 25 patients for H ypertension (25), Stoke (25), D iabetes M ellitus (25) and Asthma (25). Major risk factors identified as age, obesity, cigaret te smoking, hyper cholesterolemia, alcohol, diet , hereditary, allergens, cigarette smoking, seasons. Laboratory levels compared between groups with p = 0.0049 ( Observational Group ), p = 0.0081 ( Interventional Group ). Significant results obtained for medicat ion adherence in Interventional Group ( p = 0.0003). Conclusion: Clinical pharmacist role will be elevated in health care team by promoting intrinsic services to doctors, by maintaining the diplomatic liaison between health care professionals and a decent pa tient - pharmacist relation improves the patient’s knowledge on disease and which makes their better Q uality of L ife . Key Words: Clinical Pharmacist, Health Care Team, Chronic Diseases, Pharm. D

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