Pharmacists are one of the most overlooked medical professionals. They are a vital part of the team that helps care for patients recovering from traumatic injuries, infections, heart attacks, stroke, and countless other severe medical conditions. Adding a pharmacist to your care can speed recovery, prevent deadly medication reactions, reduce pain, and improve your overall experience with recovery. Sierra Care involves a pharmacist in caring for all our patients at every level of care.
Pharmacists are medical professionals with a doctorate degree. They specialize in how medications affect the human body and how the body’s response to these medications can change. Many medications interact with one another, and their effect will change in patients with various medical conditions. This makes a pharmacist irreplaceable when adjusting medication dosages in patients with complicated medical conditions or severe injuries.
The simplest answer to this question is that any patient who takes medication needs pharmacy services! Even simple over-the-counter medications like Tylenol, Motrin, and Aspirin can have serious interactions with other medications and should be reviewed by a pharmacist. Some of the specific medical conditions that can benefit from the involvement of a pharmacist are:
At Sierra Care, our pharmacists work closely with our nurses, therapists, and doctors to ensure your medication plan is the best possible. This close collaboration is critical to our approach of creating customized care plans designed to help you meet your goals. We offer pharmacy services to all our patients, and safety checks for medication interactions and possible complications are built into our prescribing process.
If you or a loved one is recovering from a serious injury or medical condition, they can benefit from the therapists, doctors, pharmacists, and care coordinators at Sierra Care. Contact us or fill out a patient referral form today!
Sierra Care’s Patient Care Team
Our pharmacists are skilled medical professionals who specialize in the effects of medications on the body as well as their possible side effects. They work to protect you from severe and potentially deadly medication interactions and side effects.
Every member of your medical team at Sierra Care works together to ensure you receive the highest possible quality of care. Our team-based approach to care can be felt in the personal attention each of our patients receives.
Sierra Care’s pharmacy, medical, rehabilitation, and recovery services are available to patients who require subacute care after discharge from a hospital, a large number of coordinated outpatient services, and routine outpatient therapy and medical services.