New guidelines recommend chemoprevention (tamoxifen or raloxifene) for high-risk patients.
Women are underrepresented and gender-specific analysis is uncommon in most clinical trials.
It has been suggested that physicians may be misdiagnosing women more often because their symptoms may differ from those experienced by men.
In this innovative practice model, pharmacists collaborate with women's health providers to educate patients.
Surgical techniques are directed at decreasing pain, discomfort, and complications.
Managing fluid and electrolytes, anemia, and mineral metabolism is key to optimizing therapy.
There are no testosterone pills, patches, or gels currently approved by the FDA for treating sexual dysfunction in women.
A number of medications have been proposed as possible causes of drug-induced urinary incontinence, including alpha1
-adrenoceptor antagonists, antipsychotics, benzodiazepines, antidepressants, and hormone replacement therapy.
Approximately 20% of hospital readmissions in the first year posttransplant are due to infectious complications.
These comorbid conditions can complicate the treatment of pain with opioid analgesics.
species are a leading cause of hospital-acquired infections and the second most common nosocomial bloodstream pathogen in the United States.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an inflammatory
disease of the lung characterized by progressive airflow limitation that
is not fully reversible.
DVT should be treated using anticoagulant and possibly thrombolytic therapy.
Diabetic peripheral neuropathy is present in up to 10% of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients upon initial diagnosis.
Seasonal influenza causes significant respiratory illness,
resulting in approximately 25,000 deaths in the United States each year.
Pharmacists are in a key position to ensure that appropriate infection control measures are followed.
Respiratory syncytial virus, a common childhood viral
illness, is a seasonal infection, with the highest rates occurring in
the United States in the fall and winter (between November and March).
New clinical practice guidelines for treating ear infections were recently released.
If the condition is sufficiently severe, the patient’s gait and choice of activities or footwear may be affected.
foot disease is a spectrum of disorders involving the cutaneous,
soft-tissue, and osseous structures of the foot.
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