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Pharmacist's Role in Identifying & Managing OIC
The panel reflects on the role of a pharmacist in the identification and management of opioid-induced constipation.
The contrast agent is newly indicated to opacify the left ventricular chamber, and to improve the delineation of the left ventricular endocardial border in pediatric patients with suboptimal echocardiograms.
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Those who handle hazardous drugs on a regular basis should follow steps to minimize exposure.
 
Nonopioids
A Multimodal Analgesic Approach Can Improve the Quality of Analgesia and Reduce Adverse Effects.
 
Vaccines Play a Role in Cancer Treatment
There Is Room for Improvement in Treating Malignancies Caused by Infectious Agents, Especially Considering the Cost Differential
FDA Adds Novel Antimicrobials to Arsenal
Antimicrobial resistance continues to pose a significant health threat, necessitating new antibiotics with novel mechanisms to treat these complicated infections. However, between 2010 and 2018, newly approved antibiotics were primarily derived from previously established drug classes. This past summer, the FDA approved 2 new antibiotics.
Pharmacists Are Content with Their Salaries
When asked to rate their satisfaction with their current annual total compensation on a scale of 1 to 7 (with 1 being “not at all” and 7 being “extremely”), the average response between the 580 respondents to that question was 4.74.
Insulin Glargine Injection for Pediatric Patients with Diabetes
The approval was based on a phase 3 EDITION JUNIOR trial evaluating children and adolescents, aged 6 to 17 years, living with type 1 diabetes.
2019 ACC/AHA Updated Lipid Guidelines
Managing elevated cholesterol is one of the the key elements to decreasing negative outcomes in atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
Holiday Survival Tips From Pharmacist Moms
Consulting with some pharmacist moms and colleagues, these are the top tips for how they make the holidays more of a celebration and less of a logistical nightmare. 
A patient at age 65 with high blood pressure could extend their life by more than a year with intensive treatment focused on a target systolic blood pressure of less than 120 mm Hg.