The role of a Pharmacy Technician

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The role of a Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy is the medical discipline which combines pharmacy science and medicine and is charged with the discovery, synthesis, manufacture, disposition, safe and efficient utilization, and regulation of medicines and other drugs. It is a division in HealthCare Industry, which is considered as one of the large consumers of prescription medicines as it prepares the prescription forms for the users after verifying the medical history and stability of the person. It also provides various consultation services and aids to the patients in providing consultation on their drug prescription. With the increasing needs of customers regarding drugs and medicines, pharmacy industry has developed a well-structured system. But due to the increasing number of challenges and risks pharmacy industry is facing now days.

In this pharmacy technology, there are two systems for providing medications, which are mainly pharmacy management and home care pharmacy. Home care pharmacy generally deals with un-prescribed medicines and over the counter drugs, while the other system is managing the prescriptions and providing medical guidance to the patients. The management pharmacy mainly provides medicines to the patients under a doctor’s prescription and provides advice on the medications and also monitors the health-related conditions of the patient. These pharmacies provide all types of medication to its customers and helps in providing relief from various kinds of diseases. But with the development of new technologies, the traditional pharmacy is now facing a tough competition, so you need to be careful about selecting an efficient home care pharmacy.

Home Care Physician: A person who is not qualified to practice as a doctor can work as a pharmacist, providing quality consultation on medicines, medical diagnosis and treatment. There are several companies that are providing services like consulting pharmacy for the patients. The pharmacist may work independently or may be associated with some company that is providing services for dispensing medicines under license. The main role of a home care physician is to offer medical advice to the patient under professional and convenient environment and to develop a relationship with the patient for further medical guidance.

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History of Medicine

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History of Medicine

Medicine is the science, art, and philosophy of treating a disease and managing the whole clinical management of the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, palliation or control of the illness. Medicine encompasses various medical practices developed over time to keep and restore good health by the proper prevention and early intervention of disease. The advances in medicine have helped people live better lives by improving their health and longevity. Although we now know much more about how the body works, the field of medicine has still not been able to discover all the intricacies of the human condition. Medicine continues to work on understanding the complexity of the human body to provide and maintain good health and cure or prevent diseases.

Modern medicine as we know it today started with the Ancient People of Egypt, who developed and used medical procedures and medicines long before chemistry, physics and other branches of science came into being. The early medicine was founded on the belief that “As Man Shatteth Earth, So He Shatteth His Own Body.” Therefore, the practice of medicine was founded on the fact, “As Man Todens the Earth, So He Todens His Own Body.” Because of this, ancient people used herbs and plants that allowed them to heal and treat diseases. These discoveries were eventually passed down from generation to generation and medicine has come a long way since then.

Modern medicine incorporates many branches of medicine like pharmacology, obstetrics/gynecology, surgery, diagnostic procedures such as x-rays and blood tests, hospital services, research and development, nursing, epidemiology, pharmacology, surgery, toxicology, physiology, heredity, neurology, anatomy, and biochemistry. There are currently around 12 thousand medicines in human circulation, according to the World Health Organization; there are more than one hundred thousand surgical procedures performed every year in hospitals all over the world. The scope of medicine is vast and interesting; it is also a great source of revenue for the pharmaceutical industry because the profits generated from the sale of pharmaceuticals are a major source of income for most countries.

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