Pet Peeves (October 2017)

Pharmacy Times, October 2017 Diabetes, Volume 83, Issue 10

Read about disrespectful patients, impenetrable stock bottles, and more pet peeves.

When patients ask us if we can give them a flu shot through the drivethru window so that they don’t have to get out of the car.

DESICCANT GET IT OUT

Drug manufacturers who make the necks of their stock bottles so narrow that it’s nearly impossible to remove the desiccant.

HIPAACRATIC OATH

Patients who get angry at us for not sharing protected health information about other patients, even after we tell them about HIPAA.

CALL ME A DOCTOR

When patients insist that I’m not a “real doctor” after I tell them that I earned a PharmD.