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Topical Hemostats 11/17/2010

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Androgen Therapy in Women

There are no testosterone pills, patches, or gels currently approved by the FDA for treating sexual dysfunction in women.

Drug-Induced Urinary Incontinence

A number of medications have been proposed as possible causes of drug-induced urinary incontinence, including alpha1-adrenoceptor antagonists, antipsychotics, benzodiazepines, antidepressants, and hormone replacement therapy.

Infection in Kidney Transplantation

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



Opioid Dosing in Renal and Hepatic Impairment

These comorbid conditions can complicate the treatment of pain with opioid analgesics.



Urinary Incontinence: Urologic and Medication Etiology in Seniors

Pharmacists, as collaborators in geriatric urologic care, can identify medication etiologies of urinary incontinence, raise awareness of these issues, and provide caregiver guidance.



Heparin-Induced thrombocytopenia: An Update 10/21/2008

ABSTRACT: Heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) is a transient, prothrombotic state.

Cytogenetics of Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia 7/18/2008

ABSTRACT: Chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) is a myeloproliferative disorder characterized by a translocation between chromosomes 9 and 22, forming the Philadelphia (Ph) chromosome.

Sickle Cell Disease 12/20/2007

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is an all-encompassing term used to describe multiple hemoglobinopathy genotypes, including sickle cell anemia (SCA), sickle-hemoglobin C disease, and beta-thalassemia.

The Anemia Meter 10/18/2007

Iron deficiency, the most common nutritional deficiency worldwide, varies in prevalence according to age, race, and sex ( Table 1 ).

Iron Deficiency Anemia: A Closer Look 8/20/2007

Iron deficiency anemia, a microcytic anemia, is the most prevalent deficiency condition in the world.

A Review of Unfractionated Heparin and Its Monitoring 7/13/2007

Heparin is one of the oldest drugs currently in widespread clinical use.

The CoaguChek S System 2/20/2007

Warfarin sodium (Coumadin) is one of the most widely used anticoagulants in the United States .

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