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PharmScript on Pain Management in Nursing Communities: Consult a Pharmacist
Date:7/31/2013

Edison, NJ (PRWEB) July 31, 2013

Persistent pain now affects 50 percent of individuals aged 65 and older and consultant pharmacists play an increasingly important role in assisting nursing facilities in developing effective pain management protocol.

According to the experts at PharmScript, a long-term care pharmacy headquartered in New Jersey, leading selection, administration and monitoring of pain medication and non-pharmacological interventions are important components of caring for residents with pain.

“Consultant pharmacists are valuable resources in determining the proper pain medication regimen for each resident and in establishing systems for monitoring the effectiveness of pain relieving drugs,” said PharmScript founder, Saul Greenberger.

F425 Pharmacy Services instructs surveyors to determine if a nursing facility involved a consultant pharmacist in developing, implementing, and evaluating pharmaceutical procedures, including processes for accurately acquiring, receiving, storing, controlling, dispensing, and administering routine and emergency medications.

Consultant pharmacists brings many skills and a range of knowledge to these discussions and nursing facilities benefit from drawing on that expertise when establishing systems for managing residents’ pain, Greenberger said.

To assist nursing facilities in establishing effective systems for resident pain management, PharmScript offers these two reminders:

1. When working with the medical team to establish a resident’s pain medication regime, the consultant pharmacist determines whether the ordered dose, frequency, route of administration, and duration are consistent with the resident’s medical condition, manufacturer’s recommendations, and applicable standards of practice.

The consult pharmacist should be an expert at determining potential side effects of pain medications, as well as significant medication i
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