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The patient prescription system and unit dose system


The patient prescription system is another distribution system developed before 1960s.

Pharmacist Chou will explain the differences between the floor stock and the patient prescription systems, and how computerization has improved the efficiency of the patient prescription system. She also introduces the unit dose system, where pharmacists play a bigger role in medication delivery. The unit dose system has many advantages over the previous 2 systems at the trade-off of increased labor cost and delayed orders.

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Good Pharmacy Practice: Introduction to Medication Delivery Systems

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