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New Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines Boost Blood Thinner Candidates
Michael R. Page, PharmD, RPh
Almost all women and seniors with atrial fibrillation should be receiving blood thinners, advises a new analysis of updated clinical practice guidelines.
Beth Lofgren, PharmD, BCPS
Pharmacists are ready to take on the job that others have overlooked.
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
Antibiotic prescribing rates tend to rise when retail clinics and physician offices compete for patients in affluent areas with abundant access to health care professionals.
Jeannette Y. Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP
Preventing exposures to blood and body fluids is critical to preventing occupationally acquired HIV.
Eileen Oldfield, Associate Editor
Even short-term treatment with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs is associated with significant increases in bleeding and cardiovascular event risk in patients receiving antithrombotic therapy after a heart attack.
Eileen Oldfield, Associate Editor
A patient’s hospital readmission likelihood relies more heavily on community factors than care at discharge, according to a study published in Health Services Research.
Eileen Oldfield, Associate Editor
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today reported that nearly half a million Clostridium difficile infections occurred in a single year, highlighting a critical need for improved antibiotic use.
Eileen Oldfield, Associate Editor
Patient readmissions are often related to expected surgical complications after discharge, rather than poor care coordination.
Meghan Ross, Associate Editor
While statins can effectively reduce cholesterol levels, a new study has found that the medications leave much to be desired in terms of substantially improving cardiovascular symptoms.

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