Authors


Amruta Chowgule

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Regional Trends Reinforcing Breast Cancer Therapeutics Market

Over the next few years, undiagnosed breast cancer cases may add to the demand for more rigorous end-stage treatments and therapeutics.


David Gortler, PharmD, FCCP

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How the White House's New FDA Commissioner Caused the Baby Formula Crisis

The FDA's current way of inspecting facilities for quality control is badly outdated and is politically unworkable, unreliable, and unsafe.


Christopher Epps, PharmD Candidate

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Case Studies: June 2022

How would you respond to these patients questions?


Lauren Stonerock, PharmD

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As Easy as ABE: A Pharmacist’s Overview of Updates to the COPD GOLD Guidelines

Data show that dose-response relationships and long-term safety of ICS in people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are unclear and require further investigation.



Herman W. Powery II, PharmD, BCOP

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Current Drug Pathways in Non–Small Cell Lung Cancer

Advancements in genomic and mutational analysis show that up to 60% of adenocarcinomas and up to 50% to 80% of squamous cell carcinomas (SCC) have a known oncogenic driver mutation.


Bani Tamraz, PharmD, PhD

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How 2023 Can Be the Year of Clinical Pharmacogenomics

In terms of science and technology, the health care community has everything needed to clinically implement pharmacogenomics testing.


Nabila Ismail, PharmD

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Dengue Vaccine: What Pharmacists Need to Know

The FDA approved the first vaccine for dengue disease in May 2019.


Syuleyman Bektashev

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Interactive Case Studies: January 2022

How would you respond to these patients' questions?


Bob Zutaut, RPh

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Pharmacy Can Help Drive Adoption of Rheumatoid Arthritis Biosimilars

Pharmacists will have the opportunity to use their knowledge of biosimilars to reinforce their benefits, safety, and efficacy.


Mindy Smith, BSPharm, RPh, MHA, CMWA

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Driving Patient Safety With New Pharmacy HIT Standards

New standards from the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs could drive changes that improve patient safety by optimizing drug therapy to reduce the risk of harm and improve health and well-being before a medication is dispensed.


Carissa Treptow, PharmD, BCOP

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Multiple Myeloma Therapy Often Causes Cardiovascular Complications

Many patients have baseline risk factors present at diagnosis because of older age and disease-related elements.


Rachel Marini, PharmD

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Recognize the Value of Health Care Volunteers

The health care industry must cultivate volunteer support to maintain a positive impact on vaccination rates.


Advit Shah, BSc, BSc Pharmacy, RPh

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How to Create an Inclusive Culture for LGBTQ+ Patients at the Pharmacy: A Practical Approach

Facilitating environmental cues that members of the LGBTQ+ community look for to signify that they are in a safe space is an especially important element for the LGBTQ+ community.


Cameron Abbey-Mott, PharmD

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Clinical Overview: Dapagliflozin for Patients with Heart Failure, Reduced Ejection Fraction and Preserved Ejection Fraction

Management of heart failure focuses on avoiding reversible precipitants and optimizing guideline-directed therapy to lower mortality and hospitalizations.


Carl V. Crawford, MD

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Looking Toward the Future of CDI Management

Closing out their discussion on Clostridioides difficile infection, panelists share closing thoughts on novel pipeline therapies.


Nishant Thakar, PharmD; Ibraheem Rajab, Bchem; and Sinni Moozhayil, BPharm, MS

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Extemporaneous Compounding of Amoxicillin Suspensions During National Shortage

As of November 2022, amoxicillin suspension has been on a national shortage list, therefore the FDA has permitted temporary compounding of amoxicillin suspensions.


Nithya Srinivasan, Director of Marketing, Rheumatology, Janssen Immunology

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Holistic Psoriatic Arthritis Care: Why Well-Being Should Be Incorporated Into the Treatment Paradigm

People living with psoriatic arthritis deserve to be informed about ways to approach disease management holistically and with a personalized approach.


Doug Field

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Pharmacies Poised to Capture At-Home Diagnostics Category

By leveraging do-it-yourself testing momentum, community-based and retail pharmacies can solidify their position as health care hubs with a category management approach that enhances the consumer experience and boosts store relevance and revenue.


Abigail Johnson

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Study Highlights Pharmacy Student Perspective on Mental Health, Future Practice

Pharmacy programs are implementing new practices into their curriculum and research is being focused on mental health care.


Gabriela G. Abrego, MPH

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Applying an Error Prevention Process to a COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

An overview for community pharmacies of a process to minimize vaccine errors using a COVID-19 vaccine point of distribution as an example.


Natalija M. Farrell, PharmaD, BCPS, DABAT, FAACT

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Vaccinations in the Emergency Department: Current and Emerging Practices to Boost Public Health

Piloting new emergency department-based vaccination campaigns and fine-tuning existing programs may reduce morbidity and mortality associated with vaccine-preventable diseases.


Jacob Curcio, PharmD

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A Primer for Medical Specialty Drug Utilization Management Strategies

Case management programs or pharmacist-delivered high-touch care are critical components in medical specialty drug management.


Amir Ali, PharmD, BCOP

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Advancing Treatment Selection in CLL Management

Treatment options are distinct in their mechanisms, safety profiles, and implications for patients’ quality of life.


Dawn DiPasquale, CPhT, CTDP

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Education, Training, Collaboration Key Areas of Focus at ASHP

Shields Health Solutions poster presentations highlight a comprehensive approach to specialty patient care and successful results from an expanded offering of instructional programs.


Sarah E Leist, PharmD Candidate

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Purchasing Discounted Medications Online Can Pose Dangers for Patients

With the increase in counterfeit GLP-1 and GLP/GIP medications available online, education may be needed for patients around the dangers of unregulated medications.



Sarah A. Alwardt, PhD

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Lung Cancer Study Brings Pharmacists to the Forefront of Patient Care

Pharmacists have always been a vital member of the cancer care team, but the emergence of many new oral therapies is making their role in patient care a more prominent one.


Lauren Caldas, PharmD, BCACP

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Lessons Learned by a Student Pharmacist on Instagram

There are key benefits and risks for student pharmacists to consider when approaching an Instagram account for professional pharmacy purposes.


Dimitrios Papadopoulos, RPHT, CPHT, IN-D

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10 Tips to Survive a Toxic Work Environment

Maintaining a strict work-life balance, setting boundaries, and trusting instincts can help technicians manage a challenging workplace.

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