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Chapter 2: Formulating an Effective Response: A Structured Approach

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Which of the following best describes the role of the pharmacist in providing responses to drug information requests?

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a. Ensuring availability of drug information resources for clinicians

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b. Serving as a gate-keeper for information resources

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c. Ensuring correct interpretation and application of information

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d. Providing all clinicians with ready-access to electronic resources

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c. Ensuring correct interpretation and application of information

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Which of the following are necessary for pharmacists when formulating responses to drug information questions?

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a. Knowledge of pharmacotherapy

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b. Problem-solving skills

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c. Sufficient background and patient-specific information

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d. All of the above

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d. All of the above

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Which of the following represents an impediment for pharmacists to overcome when collecting pertinent patient information for drug information responses?

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a. Access to adequate library resources

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b. Perception that most requests are general

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c. Excellent pharmacotherapy knowledge-base

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d. Appropriate use of a systematic method

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b. Perception that most requests are general

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Which of the following factors can greatly impair a pharmacists’ ability to formulate an effective response for a drug information request?

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a. Absence of sufficient background information

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b. Lack of specialty training in drug information

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c. Absence of specialty board certification

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d. Lack of dedication to patient care

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a. Absence of sufficient background information

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Which of the following represents a common reason why requestors fail to provide pertinent patient-specific information?

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a. Uncertainty about the extent of background information needed

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b. Lack of time to provide detailed background information

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c. Poor relationship between pharmacy and medical staff

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d. Lack of interpersonal communication skills

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a. Uncertainty about the extent of background information needed

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Which of the following can improve the process of data collection when a ...

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