August 2017 Pain Awareness


September 05, 2017

Rx Product News Profile

Both trials found that patients using Intrarosa demonstrated a significant reduction in the severity of pain during intercourse compared with the placebo.

Pharmacists Can Play Important Role in Depression Screening

September 03, 2017

Disease State Management

According to the US Preventive Services Task Force's (USPSTF) updated recommendations for depression screening in adults, major depressive disorder is the leading cause of disability among adults in high-income countries.

Cancer and Pain: Opportunities to Optimize Patient Care

September 03, 2017

From the Chairman

The lifetime probability of developing cancer is 38% for women and 42% for men, which translates into millions of individuals who need the latest information on this disease, as well as compassionate care and counseling

Pharmacist Not Allowed to Testify: A Reversible Error?

August 30, 2017

Legal Focus

A driver in a Midwestern state was charged with driving under the influence following a traffic stop. During the trial, a pharmacist was called as an expert witness on behalf of the driver.

Getting a Grip on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

August 30, 2017

OTC Focus

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common and progressive neurologic condition caused by the compression and irritation of the median nerve in the wrist, leading to varying degrees of pain and weakness in the wrist or hand.

USP 800: A Primer for Community Pharmacists

August 25, 2017

Feature Focus

In the evolving world of pharmacy practice, many are asking what is included in the key provisions of the United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) 800 when it comes to transport, storage, preparation, and compounding.