Patient Counseling Paper

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Patient counseling is an essential part of dispensing process. It increases the patient understanding and reduces the risk of medication errors. Counseling remains a big challenging especially for elderly patients and people with disabilities, since they often take multiple medications to manage coexisting chronic decrease such as diabetes, HTN, porcinis disease, osteoporosis and hyperlipidemia. It is reported that:”44% of men and 57% of women older than age 65 take 5 or more medications per weak, and about 12% of both men and women take 10 or more medications per weak”[1]. In addition, elderly patient usually suffering from poor vision, cognitive impairment, low literacy and scattering problems. Furthermore, most of elderly patients

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