Urine Drug Screening: Minimizing False-Positives and False-Negatives to Optimize Patient Care

Pharmacists can help select appropriate drug therapies that are less likely to cause false readings.


Diabetes Insipidus

Diabetes insipidus is a condition with the hallmark symptoms of intense thirst and excessive urination.

Fournier Gangrene in Males: An Overview

It is now known that any age group and either gender may be affected, but most commonly older males.

Gonorrhea: Treatment and Management Considerations for the Male Patient

Neisseria gonorrhoeae is the second most common communicable disease in the United States, behind Chlamydia trachomatis.

Guidelines for the Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Management strategies for this common urologic disorder include lifestyle modifications, pharmacotherapy, phytotherapy, and surgery.

Immunotherapy in Prostate Cancer

These therapies initiate an immune response that can kill tumor cells for an extended time after administration of conventional treatment.

In This Issue

Engaging the Patient: Tools and Techniques

Effective patient engagement requires not only technological infrastructure, but also pharmacist involvement in motivating patients to actively participate in their own care.

For Men Only

Pharmacists can provide MTM services that benefit patients with prostate cancer, the second most common type of cancer in men.

N-Acetylcysteine 20% and Urea 40% Aqueous Solutions, Sterile

Two formulations for reducing mucus accumulation after urinary diversion are presented.

OTC Analgesic Use in Older Adults: Keeping Kidneys Healthy

Safe use of OTC pain relievers in seniors is an important step in keeping kidneys healthy and reducing the risk of acute kidney injury.

Primary Causes of End-Stage Renal Disease

End-stage renal disease, or kidney failure, is the eventual result of chronic kidney disease, which affects more than 26 million U.S. adults.

Sexual Misconduct by Pharmacists Part 2: An Examination of Cases

Reported cases involved child pornography, inappropriate contact, indecent exposure, and drug diversion.

Sifting Through Dialysis Risks and Benefits

Hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis remove waste and excess water from the blood to enhance a kidney patient’s quality of life.

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