Pediatric perioperative clinical pharmacists are uniquely positioned to provide therapeutic and medication management expertise at a particularly vulnerable transition of care from the preoperative space, through surgery, and postoperative setting. There are many direct-patient care activities that are included in the role of the pediatric perioperative pharmacist, as well as many opportunities to develop effective, optimized, and safe medication use processes. This article outlines many of the areas in which a pediatric perioperative clinical pharmacist may intervene.

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