KIM L. KELLY, PHARM.D.
To the editor: The editorial by Drs. Brater and Pettinger (1) that accompanied the article on generic prescribing by Francetíc and coworkers (2) seems to digress from the generic prescribing issue to a discussion of the clinical pharmacist. The relationship of the education and training of clinical pharmacists to the performance of community pharmacists in generic substitution situations in Rochester, New York, is not readily apparent.
The clinical pharmacist is in most cases a specialist. He or she generally possesses the doctorate degree in pharmacy (Pharm. D.), and also commonly has had residency training. In addition to substantial emphasis on
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KELLY KL. The Clinical Pharmacist as a Specialist. Ann Intern Med. 1980;93:153-154. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-93-1-153_2
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