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"It's not very cost-effective to put your resources into areas that don't have much of a problem."
Better management of high-risk drugs may help reduce the incidence of secondary fragility fractures in elderly population.
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2016 Immunization Update for Pharmacists
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Protecting our elders: Ensuring safe medication practices for older adults
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2016 Immunization Update for technicians
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Got to catch them all: Technicians identifying common medication flags
Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 8 p.m. EDT