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Pharmacist

A source of medication and health information and products, especially information on reactions between multiple medications.

In the UK, pharmacists complete a 4 year degree and one year pre-registration experience before registration. Pharmacists work in hospitals, pharmaceutical industry, universities, medical practices and in community pharmacies. Pharmacists are trained in pharmacology, interactions, medicine monitoring, pharmaceutics (preparing the drug into a usable dosage form), pharmacy law, physiology, anatomy and biochemistry.

See also : pharmacology, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry.



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