Informed counseling can help patients and caregivers identify, treat, and prevent painful ear infections.
Although no cure exists, pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic measures can help patients prevent onset or progression of diabetic nephropathy to preserve kidney function.
Pharmacists should familiarize themselves with the latest Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices guidelines, which include several important changes and updates.
Epinephrine is the cornerstone of emergency treatment for anaphylaxis, and pharmacists must ensure that their patients are familiar with and can properly use their auto-injector devices.
Renal cell carcinoma is considered the most prevalent form of kidney cancer, and accounts for an estimated 9 of every 10 cases of renal cancer.
This article will briefly discuss some of these issues, including treatment of diabetes (focusing on the initial treatment choices) and individualization of therapy and adherence, and will introduce an extended-release metformin dosage form, Glumetza.
Dispensing errors can be costly for the pharmacist as well as potentially dangerous for the patient. Pharmacists can take simple steps to help eliminate this problem.