Pet Peeves (February 2017)

Pharmacy Times, February 2017 Infectious Disease, Volume 83, Issue 2

Read about last-minute requests, interuptions, and more pet peeves.

Illustration by: Kirstie Belle Diongzon

LAST-MINUTE REQUESTS

When a patient shows up 5 minutes before we close and asks us to fill almost a dozen prescriptions right away.

CONSULTATION INTERUPTION

When patients shout a question at me as I’m advising another patient.

PHARMACY, NOT FAST FOOD

Drive-thru patients who condescendingly joke that they’d like fries with their prescription. It’s neither original nor funny!

IN MY EXPERT OPINION

When a patient gives improper medical advice to another patient waiting in line.

What’s bothering you? Bossy patients, abandoned prescriptions, drive-thrus? Pharmacy Times wants to know. Send your pet peeves to PetPeeves@pharmacytimes.com. We’ll add them to our ongoing published list. Share your Pet Peeves with Pharmacy Times today!