Clinical pharmacists’ role in paediatric patients’ medical care


  • Raveena Pachal Balakrishnan Department of Pharmacy Practice, C. L. Baid Metha college of Pharmacy, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M. G. R. Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Rajganesh Ravichandran Department of Pharmacy Practice, C. L. Baid Metha college of Pharmacy, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M. G. R. Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Jaya Shree Dillibatcha Department of Pharmacy Practice, C. L. Baid Metha college of Pharmacy, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M. G. R. Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Abrana Lakshmi Ravi Department of Pharmacy Practice, C. L. Baid Metha college of Pharmacy, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M. G. R. Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Nikhil Cherian Sam Department of Pharmacy Practice, C. L. Baid Metha college of Pharmacy, The Tamil Nadu Dr. M. G. R. Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Ramya Nuthalapati Clinical Pharmacist, Gleneagles Global Health City, Perumbakkam, Chennai Tamil Nadu, India



Pediatric clinical pharmacist, Patient education, Health care quality, Medication misadventure


Clinical pharmacists give valuable administrations to adult patients, however, their advantages for pediatric and neonatal patients are less characterized. Many studies state that medication errors in children are more common than in adults with a greater risk of death.Clinical Pharmacists are accepted as the primary source for providing evidence-based information and advice, to ensure the delivery of correct, safest, and most effective medication to patients. This paper presents a review of the role of clinical pharmacists in the pediatric unit and emphasis the importance of clinical pharmacists for all patients, especially in the pediatric age group.


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