Cystic fibrosis (CF) primarily affects respiration and digestion, though it also causes chronic inflammation and oxidative stress.
Since dabigatran’s introduction to the US market in 2010, the medical community hasn’t reached a clear consensus on the terminology for its drug class.
Although these interactions pose a threat to patients, pharmacists can play a large role in minimizing them.
The World Health Organization and national public health bodies assess influenza vaccine effectiveness continuously so they can make reasonable recommendations.
In the United States, new HIV infections occur most often among men who have sex with men (MSM), African Americans, and adults aged 30 to 64 years.
When combining 2 complicated drug regimens, pharmacists have the opportunity to impact the lives of organ transplant patients and prevent adverse outcomes.
Standard treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis lasts 2 years or more with complicated regimens of toxic medications that are sometimes ineffective and often widely unavailable.
Epinephrine has been a hot topic in the news lately because of the EpiPen’s increasing cost.
Ineffective transitions of care are a huge expense for the health care industry, even more so if the patient’s readmitted in the 30-day postdischarge window.
This article describes a purposed method for implementation and expansion of a bedside medication delivery program. Although no two programs will be alike, this article will assist in guiding pharmacists and pharmacy departments wishing to expand their pharmacy services to include a bedside delivery program.