Clinical Role - Hospital

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counsel
Pharmacists can extend education to prescribers and provide important guidance on abuse-deterrent opioid formulations.
coronavirus
These professional organizations are aware that some medications are being prophylactically prescribed as potential treatments for COVID-19.
testing
The EUA designation allows the test to be used to detect SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, for the duration of the continuing pandemic.
orphan drug
While remdesivir is not FDA-approved to treat the novel coronavirus, the orphan drug status would provide 7 years of exclusive marketing in the United States and tax credits on research and development costs once the drug was approved.
SCLC
Despite numerous treatment advances, early detection, public education, and smoking cessation are the best bets. 
Gunda
Gunda Siska, RPh, PharmD, discusses what she is doing as a hospital pharmacist to stay healthy. 
vancomycin
The new guidelines recommend dosing vancomycin to achieve an area under the curve to minimum inhibitor concentration (AUC/MIC) ratio of ≥ 400.
coronavirus, diabetes
Not enough people are taking seriously frequent recommendations to practice social distancing, he said.
computing
The COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium is a partnership of federal government, tech industry, and academic leaders whose goal is to stop the virus.
prep
Only 15% of those at risk are currently using PrEP.
team
Morristown Medical Center’s area-based pharmacist program leads to an increase in direct patient contact and opportunities for interventions.
ashp
The presentation highlighted the opportunities for healthsystem pharmacists to intervene and enhance both inpatient and transitional care.