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Cognitive Impairment During Hospitalization: The Pharmacist’s Role in Monitoring 11/16/2015

There are many reasons for the occurrence of cognitive impairment in patients during hospitalization, and this impairment can have a long-term impact post discharge.
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Managing Neuropsychiatric Symptoms in Traumatic Brain Injury 11/16/2015

Patients should be monitored for increased intracranial pressure and seizure occurrence.

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Pharmacologic Management of Acute and Chronic Panic Disorder 11/16/2015

Differential diagnosis of a panic attack is critical to providing appropriate drug therapy.
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QTc Prolongation With Antidepressants and Antipsychotics 11/16/2015

QT-interval prolongation is estimated to occur in up to 10% of patients taking antiarrhythmic drugs with QT-prolonging potential.

Advances in the Pharmacotherapy of Hereditary Angioedema 10/16/2015

New therapies prevent and reduce the duration and severity of swelling episodes.

Medication Therapy Management Challenges in Patients With Diabetes: A Systematic Review 10/16/2015

Providing medication therapy management (MTM) for patients with diabetes presents many challenges.

Review of Selected NMEs 2015 10/16/2015

This article discusses four new molecular entities (edoxaban, ceftazidime-avibactam, atazanavir-cobicistat, palbociclib) recently approved by the FDA.

Sarcoidosis Review 10/16/2015

In most patients, sarcoidosis improves on its own, but in about one-third of cases, it ultimately becomes a chronic condition that negatively affects the organs and overall quality of life.

Gastric Acid Suppressants and Association With Fractures in Women 9/15/2015

Long-term use of proton pump inhibitors may cause an increased risk of falls and fractures.

HPV: An Updated Guide to Treatment and Prevention 9/15/2015

Many options are available for patients experiencing symptomatic or bothersome manifestations.

Pros and Cons of Calcium Supplements 9/15/2015

Supplementation may help prevent fractures, but can also harm those with preexisting conditions.

Stage-Based Treatment for Cervical Cancer 9/15/2015

Routine screening helps identify the disease in its early stages.

Acute Kidney Injury: An Overview 8/18/2015

Acute kidney injury is characterized by a rapid loss in kidney function with or without changes in urine output.

Nicotine Replacement Therapy in the Hospitalized Patient 8/18/2015

Medication plus behavioral counseling increase the chance of smoking cessation post discharge.

The Role of Renal Artery Stenosis 8/18/2015

This often-overlooked cause of high blood pressure can also lead to end-stage renal disease.

Uremic Pruritus Review 8/18/2015

Uremic pruritus (chronic itching in patients with chronic kidney disease) has a prevalence of 15% to 49% and impacts more than one-third of patients undergoing dialysis.

A Review of Pulmonary Fibrosis 7/20/2015

Pulmonary fibrosis is a progressive respiratory disorder characterized by a scarring and thickening of the lining of the lungs that causes irreversible loss of ability to transport and exchange oxygen.

Update on the Management of Bronchiolitis in Children 7/20/2015

Viral bronchiolitis, an inflammation of the lower respiratory tract, is a leading cause of acute illness and hospitalization in infants and children aged <2 years.

AIDS Patients at Risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration 6/23/2015

An Overview of Eye Cancers 6/23/2015

Primary malignant intraocular neoplasms are relatively rare, but they can be fatal if not treated promptly.
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