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Acute Pancreatitis: A Medical Emergency 12/17/2014

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

Contribution to Breast Cancer Prevention for Women: A Challenge for Pharmacists 9/17/2014

New guidelines recommend chemoprevention (tamoxifen or raloxifene) for high-risk patients.


Vasectomy: Anesthesia and Postoperative Pain Control 9/17/2014

Surgical techniques are directed at decreasing pain, discomfort, and complications.

Infection in Kidney Transplantation 8/20/2014

Approximately 20% of hospital readmissions in the first year posttransplant are due to infectious complications.


Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus 8/20/2014

Enterococcus species are a leading cause of hospital-acquired infections and the second most common nosocomial bloodstream pathogen in the United States.

Catching Your Breath: Managing COPD Exacerbations 7/17/2014

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is an inflammatory disease of the lung characterized by progressive airflow limitation that is not fully reversible.

Prevention and Management of Respiratory Viruses 7/17/2014

Pharmacists are in a key position to ensure that appropriate infection control measures are followed.
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