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medication

1. treatment with drugs or remedies
2. a drug or remedy
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medication

[‚med·ə′kā·shən]
(medicine)
A medicinal substance.
Treatment by or administration of a medicine.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Remedi SeniorCare supports more than 50,000 residents across 27 states and the District of Columbia with exceptional customer service, ensuring prompt access to medication delivery, expertise, and comprehensive support.
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It would offer an opportunity for an in-depth medication reconciliation, drug therapy coaching prior to discharge, and bedside medication delivery, thus supporting the goal of reducing readmissions.
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