Response by Miller to Letter Regarding Article, “Incorporating Nonphysician Stroke Specialists into the Stroke Team”
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We thank Drs Shiue and Sands for their interest in our article and for raising an important point. We agree that clinical pharmacists often play a critical role in stroke teams, in the acute stroke care setting, inpatient stroke units, and outpatient clinics. Indeed, there are multiple other specialists that could be highlighted as well: for example, specialized physical and occupational therapists and speech pathologists, and clinical nutritionists. However, the unique role that clinical pharmacists can play in the acute …