Over the last several decades, the assessment and treatment of pain in children has become a standard of pediatric care.
Status epilepticus is a neurologic disorder that can lead to serious complications in children if it is not treated effectively.
Clinicians have relied on short-term use of these high-risk agents for insomnia in the elderly.
Asthma exacerbations often require a short course of oral steroids.
Antibiotic resistance and the risk of fatal adverse events make it challenging to select an agent.
Prolonged or continuous infusion of IV beta-lactams has a higher probability of achieving pharmacodynamic goals compared with standard intermittent infusions.
Hepatitis C virus (HCV) remains the leading bloodborne chronic infection in the United States.
Despite the introduction of newer anticoagulants, IV unfractionated heparin is one of the most commonly used parenteral anticoagulants for preventing and treating venous thromboembolism
This technology is an encouraging step forward in drug delivery and formulation design.
It is imperative to recognize the signs of an overdose and administer an antidote quickly.
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.
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