Features

Antiviral Therapy in Patients With Influenza

Nonpharmacologic management and neuraminidase inhibitors are recommended either to prevent transmission or to treat the infection.

Necrotizing Soft-Tissue Infection: Disease Overview and Updated Treatment Strategies

Necrotizing soft-tissue infections are a type of serious bacterial infection requiring rapid recognition and intervention in combination with timely antibiotic treatment.

Nonoccupational Postexposure Prophylaxis (nPEP) for HIV

The CDC recently released updated guidelines for the use of antiretroviral postexposure prophylaxis after sexual contact, injection drug use, and other nonoccupational exposures to HIV.

Travel-Related Infection in Children: Pretravel Counseling to Reduce Morbidity

Travel-related infections affect children disproportionately and may lead to serious consequences; pharmacists can provide crucial pretravel information.

Continuing Education

Infectious Disease • April 2019 • 2.00 Credits

HPV Infection and Warts: Review and Recent Updates

Pain Management • March 2019 • 2.00 Credits

Utilizing Non-Opioids for Chronic Pain in the Setting of an Opioid Epidemic

Cardiology • February 2019 • 2.00 Credits

Primary and Secondary Prevention of Heart Disease

Neurology • January 2019 • 2.00 Credits

Antiepileptic Drugs for Epilepsy

In This Issue

Comparative Characteristics of Hepatitis A, B, and C

In 2014, hepatitis C caused more deaths than type A or type B and had the highest mortality rate.

Erythromycin 1% Topical Gel

The patient should be counseled that the viscosity of this preparation is temperature dependent.

Getting a Handle on HPV

The scope of HPV is daunting given that an estimated 14 million new infections occur in the U.S. each year.

Migraine Headache: Connection to TIA and Ischemic Stroke?

In migraine patients, especially those who have migraines with aura, pharmacists should emphasize identification and treatment of modifiable vascular risk factors, such as smoking, hypertension, diabetes, and hypercholesterolemia.

 

Sorting Out Supplements for the Common Cold

Of the many products with claimed efficacy for prevention and treatment, ginseng, vitamin C, and zinc may be beneficial.

Quick Poll

Do you agree with the new ACP/AAFP guidelines that recommend lower systolic blood pressure targets for healthy seniors?

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