Pharmacists’ role in the management of patients with chronic diseases during disaster situations-Our experience during the Great East Japan Earthquake disaster
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Presentation
- By: HASHIMOTO, Takanao (Sendai City Medical Center, Department of Pharmacy, Sendai, Japan)
- Co-author(s): Tochikubo, K.C. (Sendai City Medical Center, Sendai, Japan)
Sato, H. (Tohoku University Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Sendai, Japan)
Background: On March 11, 2011, the Great East Japan Earthquake and resulting tsunami caused widespread devastation, including destruction of patients’ medical records. At this time, pharmacists played a central role in patient healthcare.Methods: The first author assisted the disaster medical team. His role included 1) prescription planning and.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.