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Antimicrobial Therapy for Community-Acquired Pneumonia 4/16/2015

Antibiotic resistance and the risk of fatal adverse events make it challenging to select an agent.
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Prolonged-Infusion Dosing of Beta-Lactam Antibiotics 4/16/2015

Prolonged or continuous infusion of IV beta-lactams has a higher probability of achieving pharmacodynamic goals compared with standard intermittent infusions.
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The Evolving Management of Hepatitis C Virus 4/16/2015

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) remains the leading bloodborne chronic infection in the United States.

Waning Immunity in Children Vaccinated With Serogroup B Meningococcus 4/16/2015


Tracking Staph in Hospitals 4/15/2015


Combination Therapy Bolsters Chronic Infection Response 4/15/2015


New Ebola Vaccine Promising 4/15/2015


Antifactor Xa Monitoring in Patients on IV Unfractionated Heparin 3/18/2015

Despite the introduction of newer anticoagulants, IV unfractionated heparin is one of the most commonly used parenteral anticoagulants for preventing and treating venous thromboembolism

Liposomal Bupivacaine: A New Option for Postoperative Pain 3/18/2015

This technology is an encouraging step forward in drug delivery and formulation design.


Opioid Overdose Rescue Kits 3/18/2015

It is imperative to recognize the signs of an overdose and administer an antidote quickly.


The Pharmacist’s Role in Surgery: The Indispensable Asset 3/18/2015

Given the complexities of current surgery processes, the presence of a pharmacist on the multidisciplinary team is vital to the overall success of the perioperative period.

Cocaine-Induced Cardiomyopathy 2/18/2015

Adverse effects, primarily cardiovascular in nature, are of concern because of their severe and possibly chronic nature.

Patient-Centered Management of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease 2/18/2015

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


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.


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