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Cocaine-Induced Cardiomyopathy 2/18/2015

Adverse effects, primarily cardiovascular in nature, are of concern because of their severe and possibly chronic nature.
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Patient-Centered Management of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease 2/18/2015

The pathophysiology is not fully understood, rendering pharmacologic treatment difficult.


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Reversal of Novel Oral Anticoagulants 2/18/2015

No true antidote for these agents has been developed, so patients requiring rapid reversal must be appropriately monitored and managed.


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: A Compressive Neuropathy 1/21/2015

Caused by repetitive pressure on the median nerve, this is a leading cause of work-related disability.


Drug Therapy for Endometriosis-Associated Pain 1/21/2015

Endometriosis is a chronic, recurrent disease caused by the extrauterine presence of endometrial tissues.

Management of Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy 1/21/2015

Up to 40% of patients undergoing chemotherapy with multiple agents experience nerve damage.


Acute Pancreatitis: A Medical Emergency 12/17/2014

Clinicians must be able to recognize signs and symptoms of this potentially life-threatening condition.

Controversies in Using IV Azithromycin to Treat Gastroparesis 12/17/2014

Gastroparesis is a syndrome of delayed gastric emptying caused by factors other than mechanical obstructions in the stomach.

Gastrointestinal Protective Therapy Post Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation 12/17/2014

Pharmacists can oversee postprocedural treatment administered to prevent atrioesophageal fistula, a serious complication.


Liver Cirrhosis: A Review 12/17/2014

Liver cirrhosis is the end result of several mechanisms of liver inflammation caused by chronic liver disease, genetic disease, or autoimmune inflammation.

Missing Link Between Vitamin D and Prostate Cancer 11/17/2014


Nonpsychotropic Medication-Induced Psychosis 11/17/2014

Many nonpsychiatric medications have the potential to cause neuropsychiatric events ranging from anxiety to psychosis.

Pediatric Medication Errors Occur Frequently 11/17/2014


Psychopathy: A Review for the Pharmacist 11/17/2014

Psychopathy is a serious personality disorder that can have significant negative effects both on individuals and on society.

Selenium May Be Effective Against Breast Cancer 11/17/2014


Some Anti-Inflammatories Beneficial for Schizophrenia 11/17/2014


The Inpatient With Dementia 11/17/2014

It is often the behavioral symptoms associated with disease progression that lead to hospitalization.


Buprenorphine Transdermal Patch: An Overview for Use in Chronic Pain 10/16/2014

This agent may be an alternative for patients with pain severe enough to require around-the-clock, long-term opioid therapy when other options are inadequate.

Review of Selected NMEs 2014 10/16/2014

Five new molecular entities (riociguat, ibrutinib, obinutuzumab, coagulation factor XIII A-subunit [recombinant], collagenase clostridium histolyticum) that were recently approved by the FDA are discussed.

Cellulitis: A Clinical Review 9/17/2014

To effectively treat this skin condition, a healthcare professional must correctly identify the specific bacterium responsible.
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