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Acetaminophen Toxicity: What Pharmacists Need to Know 3/19/2014

Overdose and misuse may lead to acute liver failure.



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Epidural Anesthesia During Labor and Delivery 3/19/2014

Epidural anesthetics are the most popular form of pain management currently chosen by the patient during labor in the United States.

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Osteoarthritis 3/19/2014

This common type of arthritis results from the breakdown of the spongy cartilage that cushions the joints.



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Overview of Adult Outpatient Cancer Pain Management 3/19/2014

Breakthrough pain is a common issue incurred by oncology patients.



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Pain Management in Dementia 3/19/2014

Proper assessment of pain in elderly patients is challenging.



Prescription Pain Medication Overdoses in the United States 3/19/2014

According to the Drug Abuse Warning Network, a public-health surveillance system, 49% of the 5.1 million drug-related emergency room visits made in 2011 were attributed to pharmaceutical misuse or abuse and illicit drugs.

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Common Causes of Drug-Induced Seizures 1/20/2010

Among others, bupropion, tramadol, and venlafaxine are reported as potential risks in this patient population.


Caring for the Aging: Key Health Care Legislation 6/18/2009

Various resources can assist pharmacists in honing the skills necessary to serve American seniors with quality care.


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Assisting Seniors With Insomnia: A Comprehensive Approach 6/18/2009

Insomnia is a common but often underdiagnosed complaint in the elderly population.

Venous Thrombosis: Pathogenesis and Potential for Embolism 2/20/2009

With advancing age greater than 60 years a known risk, deep vein thrombosis is the primary cause of pulmonary embolism.

Contrast-Induced Nephropathy 12/15/2008

Visualizing organs of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract, such as the liver and gallbladder, and detecting cysts, abscesses, tumors, and obstructions can be achieved through radiographic imaging.

Antipsychotics in Seniors 11/18/2008

The FDA has determined new data provide evidence concluding the conventional antipsychotic agents share the increased risk of death in elderly patients with dementia-related psychosis that has been documented with the atypical antipsychotics.

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