Leveraging Clinical Pharmacy Expertise for Pediatric Cardiology in Low and Middle-Income Country

Authors

  • Aniqa Batool National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), Karachi, Pakistan
  • Sumbul Shamim Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS), Karachi, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Mohsin National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD), Karachi, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47144/phj.v57i1.2660

Abstract

Pharmacists are universally regarded as an integral component in the therapeutic prescription, particularly within the realm in pediatric population. As the drastic increase in prevalence of cardiovascular diseases in pediatrics in Pakistan harness numerous opportunities for pharmacists to involve in clinical activities such as, to evaluate treatment regimens, therapeutic monitoring, adverse event monitoring, counseling and intervene as needed appropriately in collaboration with physician to facilitate high care to pediatric patients. However, a comprehensive literature review underscores the dearth of such patient-centered practice in Pakistan in public-health sector specially. In this commentary, we accentuate the indispensable involvement of pharmacist in pediatric cardiac unit of public-sector in low and middle income country to optimized pediatric patients care

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Published

2024-03-30

How to Cite

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Batool A, Shamim S, Mohsin M. Leveraging Clinical Pharmacy Expertise for Pediatric Cardiology in Low and Middle-Income Country. Pak Heart J [Internet]. 2024Mar.30 [cited 2024Jun.16];57(1):71-4. Available from: https://pakheartjournal.com/index.php/pk/article/view/2660

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Short Communication