Prescription-overdose Deaths Surpass Car-accident Deaths

September 01, 2007

Legal Focus

John Burke, commander of the Warren County, Ohio, drug task force and retired commander of the Cincinnati Police Pharmaceutical Diversion Squad, is a 39-year veteran of law enforcement. Cmdr Burke also is the current president of the National Association of Drug Diversion Investigators. For information, he can be reached by e-mail at burke@choice.net, via the Web site www.rxdiversion.com, or by phone at 513-336-0070.

Many Choices for Pharmacists Counseling Osteoarthritis Patients

September 01, 2007

Counseling Focus

Dr. Pelegrin is a pharmacy manager with Publix and an associate clinical professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy (UF COP). At the time of this writing, Dr. Torres was a PharmD candidate at the UF COP.

Motivating the Obese Patient

September 01, 2007

Counseling Focus

Ms. Wick is a senior clinical research pharmacist at the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md. The views expressed are those of the author and not those of any government agency.

Safe Handling of Oral Chemo Agents in Community Settings

September 01, 2007

Health Systems Pharmacy

Dr. Goodin is the director of the division of pharmaceutical sciences at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey and associate professor of medicine, division of medical oncology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick.

Management of VTE: 10 New Recommendations

September 01, 2007

Health Systems Pharmacy

Dr. Tafreshi is professor and director of cardiology pharmacy practice residency at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy-Glendale (MWU-CPG), Glendale, Ariz. At the time of submission of this article, Dr. Patterson was a senior pharmacy student at MWU-CPG.

Bipolar Disorder: Treating Both Ends of the Spectrum

September 01, 2007

Rx Focus

At the time of writing, Dr. Striker was a psychiatry pharmacy resident at the Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC), a pharmacist at Huron Hospital, and a relief pharmacist with Target Pharmacy. Dr. Fuller is a clinical pharmacy specialist in psychiatry at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC, a clinical pharmacy specialist in psychiatry with Lexi-Comp Inc, an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University, and an adjunct associate professor of clinical pharmacy at the University of Toledo.