Clinical Role - Hospital

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pharmacy management
A study published in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education conducted focus groups of pharmacy preceptors to discuss desired business-related skills.
Parkinson Disease
Pharmacists play an integral role and can improve patients’ quality of life with proper communication, counseling, and monitoring.
coronavirus
A case of the virus that reportedly originated in Wuhan City, China has been confirmed in Washington State.
Mental Health in Younger Patients
Megan Maroney, PharmD, BCPP, clinical associate professor, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey; clinical psychiatric pharmacist, Monmouth Medical Center, Long Branch, NJ, discusses the higher risk for potential adverse effects of suicidal ideation and behavior, and depression in younger patients. 
ADHD
ADHD is correlated with lower health-related quality of life that starts in childhood and can persist into adulthood.
Drug Isn't Available
Ramifications of shortages can be severe, but the FDA and ASHP have suggested solutions.
hoarding
A more reasonable way to address shortages: price drugs at a level that provides incentive to ensure a consistent, high-quality supply.
Pharmacy Value
The Pharmacy HIT Collaborative released a revised draft version of pharmacy value sets, and is requesting comments from stakeholders.
 
cardiovascular
The medication is newly indication for reducing the risk of major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) including cardiovascular death, nonfatal heart attack, or nonfatal stroke in adults with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease (CVD).
immunization discussion
Nearly 1 in 3 individuals do not receive vaccinations against influenza, nor do almost 30% of patients with insurance and access to regular medical care, according to findings presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions held November 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 
white pills
NDMA contamination in medications has caused concern among consumers, and health care professionals after WHO recalled 1159 lots of ARBs including valsartan, losartan, and irbesartan.