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Consult Your Pharmacist

Calcium Supplements for Osteoporosis, 9:13
Durable Medical Equipment: A Challenging Practice, 6:10
Home Blood Pressure Monitoring, 2:14
Minimizing the Discomfort of Allergic Rhinitis, 7:12
Nonprescription Analgesic Use: Precautions and New Concerns, 5:18
Nonprescription Products for the Baby, 11:12
Prevention and Treatment of Hair Loss in Men, 8:16
Rashes: Causes and Treatments, 4:12
Temperature Measurement for Patients with Fever, 3:14
The FDA, Vitamins, and the Dietary Supplement Industry, 10:10
Understanding and Managing Lactose Intolerance, 12:12
Understanding Motion Sickness, 1:14

Contemporary Compounding

Belladonna and Opium Suppository (Modified), 4:62
Betamethasone Valerate 0.1% Topical Gel, 1:46
Clotrimazole 100-mg and Clindamycin 22.7-mg Vaginal Suppository, 6:38
Dextromethorphan 10% and Gualfenesin 10% Penetrating Gel, 9:52
Fentanyl Citrate 100 mcg/0.1 mL and Promethazine Hydrochloride 12.5 mg/0.1 mL in Pluronic Lecithin Organogel, 11:38
Hydrogen Peroxide Mouth Rinse, 10:66
Ketamine 25-mg/mL Nasal Spray, 8:58
Nipple Ointment, 3:72
Topiramate 6-mg/mL Oral Suspension, 7:44
Urea 50% Lotion, 12:40
Vitamin A 150,000-IU Suppository, 2:44
Vitamin E Gel-Cream, 5:66

Continuing Education

Advances in the Treatment of Chronic Stable Angina, 2:55*
Delirium in the Elderly: Medications, Causes, and Treatment, 6:59*
Identifying Factors That Cause Pharmacy Errors, 12:44*
New Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma, 10:73*
Pharmacotherapeutic Options for Chronic Insomnia, 1:60*
Pharmacotherapy for Pediatric HIV Infection, 3:85*
Psoriasis and Its Treatment, 4:73*
Opioid Addiction: No Reason to Withhold Pain Management, 5:77*
The Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, 8:67*

Diagnostic Spotlight

At-Home Test for Alzheimer's Disease, 6:49


Advancements in the Management of Allergic Rhinitis, 7:26
Bacteriophages: Beyond Antibiotics, 10:46
Celiac Disease: More Common Than Once Thought, 12:24
Cerebral Palsy: Pharmacologic Treatment of Spasticity, 1:22
Cervical Dystonia, 1:50
Common Adverse Events and Interactions with OTC Pain Medications, 5:44
Counseling Patients About Lifestyle Modification, 1:38
Dermatologic Concerns with Psychotropics, 4:29
Erectile Dysfunction: Beyond the Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors, 8:33
FDA's Proposed Ruling on Sunscreen Protection Products, 4:53
Management of Chronic Low Back Pain, 5:34
Migraine--Its Recognition and Treatment, 1:32
Mitral Valve Prolapse, 2:28
New Drug Review 2008, 10:30
OBRA '90 at Sweet Sixteen, 3:59
Optimizing Care for Patients with Depression in the Community Pharmacy Setting, 11:24
Pediatric and Adolescent Vaccines Update, 3:28
Pharmacologic Management in Pediatric Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus, 8:54
Potentially Inappropriate OTC Medications in Older Adults, 6:29
Preconception Care: An Overview, 9:34
Probiotics: A Closer Look, 6:40
Pyemotes, the Mysterious Itch Mite, 5:59
Recent Advances in Oral and Transdermal Contraception, 9:19
Recent Treatment Options for ADHD, 3:66
Scarlet Fever, 3:48
SSRIs and Serotonin Syndrome, 11:29
The Description and Treatment of Raynaud's Disease/Phenomenon, 4:36
The New Renin Antagonist: Aliskiren, 2:38
The Pleiotropic Effects of Statins: A Panacea? 10:56
Transforming Ambulatory Pharmacy, 3:74
Treatment Options for Androgenic Alopecia, 8:49
Ulcerative Colitis: Achieving and Maintaining Remission, 12:30
Vaccination for the Prevention of Pneumococcal Disease, 7:36

Institute for Safe Medication Practices

A Problem We Need to "Iron" Out, 3:100
Let's Get to the Point!, 1:74
Not the Proper Mix, 7:64
Safety Issues Are "Compounded" by Many Factors, 12:HS-28
Separation Anxiety, 5:90

Merck/AACP Crystal Apple Award

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Pharmacy - North Texas Veterans Administration Medical Center, 3:26
The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy - Kroger Patient Care Center, 1:1
The University of Oklahoma - Valu-Med Pharmacy, 2:26

Patient Teaching Aids

Atrial Fibrillation, 2:19
Croup, 3:19
Cystic Fibrosis, 7:17
Eating Disorders, 11:17
Frostbite, 10:17
Glaucoma, 6:17
Inguinal Hernia, 8:25
Keratosis Pilaris, 4:17
Mammogram, 9:25
Peptic Ulcers, 12:17
Root Canal, 5:25
Seasonal Affective Disorder, 1:19

Pharmacy Law

A Boost to E-prescribing, 8:60
Access to Experimental Drugs, 3:78
Beware of Disability Insurance, 2:46
Drug Marketing to Change, 9:44
FDA Inspection of Foreign Drug Companies, 6:53
Hey, DEA: Horses Are Not People, 1:55
Legal Effect of an Apology, 10:68
Patient Safety Organizations, 7:46
Rights of Pharmacy Interns, 4:67
The Sorcerer's Apprentice, 5:70
Use of Legally Marketed Drugs for Lethal Injection, 11:40

Senior Care

Antipsychotics in Seniors: Warnings to Prevent Misuse, 11:20
Baby Boomers on Brink of Health Care Crisis, 6:20
Causes of Seizures in the Elderly, 1:27
Consequences of Persistent Pain, 5:28
Contrast-Induced Nephropathy, 12:20
Cutaneous Adverse Reactions: Stevens-Johnson Syndrome, 4:20
Diverticulitis: Overview and Management, 3:22
Nebivolol: New Beta-Blocker for Hypertension, 10:20
Postmenopausal Vaginal Bleeding, 9:28
Sexual Activity and STDs Among Seniors, 8:28
Tuberculosis: A Preventable Cause of Death in the Elderly, 7:23
Warfarin and Adverse Drug Events, 2:22


CVD in Adults with Diabetes, 2:12
Dental Health of Older Adults, 6:9
Diseases of the Digestive System, 12:10
High-Risk Behaviors Among Adolescents, 3:12
Patterns in Sun-Protection Behaviors, 4:10
Prevalence of Selected Health Problems in Men, 8:8
Prevalence of Serious Psychological Disorders, 1:12
Prevalence of Three Common Types of Pain in Adults, 5:16
Trends in NDA Approvals, 10:8
Trends in Prevalence of Cigarette Smoking, 7:8
Trends in Women's Blood Folate Levels, 9:8


Diabetes & Pharmaceutical Care, May
Hepatotoxicity of Antidiabetic Drugs
The Basics of Blood Glucose Meters

Generic Drug Review, June 

Anticoagulation Management in Patients with Cancer, July
A Review of Tumor Lysis Syndrome, January
Cytogenetics of Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia, July
Dermatologic Toxicities of Chemotherapeutic Agents, January
Goals of Therapy for Multiple Myeloma, April
Heparin-Induced Thrombocytopenia: An Update, October
Male Breast Cancer, October
Osteosarcoma and Dose-Intensive Chemotherapy, January
Skin Cancer: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention Overview, April
Targeted Therapy with Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors, October
Thalidomide: New Cancer Uses for an Old Drug, July
The Third-Generation Aromatase Inhibitors, April

OTC Trends, March
New OTC Weight Loss Product
Nonprescription Asthma Treatment Trends
Supplements for Prostate Health

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CE Article: Demystifying Type 2 Diabetes Management, August*
CE Article: Evolving Challenges in the Use of Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents (ESAs) to Treat Chemotherapy-Induced Anemia, 2:HS-35*
CE Article: Newer Approaches to the Long-Term Management of Dry Eye Disease, July*
CE Article: Pharmacists: Are Your Drug Information Databases Accurate? 9:54*
CE Article: Strategies for Enhancing Adherence in the Management of Parkinson's Disease, March*
CE Article: The Pharmacist's Role in the Appropriate Selection of a Nonprescription Product for Pain Relief, September*
CE Article: The Use of Saline Nasal Irrigation in Common Upper Respiratory Conditions, June*
CE Article: Total Cholesterol Management: Taking Complete Control, 7:50*
CE Article: Treat to Success: The Pharmacist's Role in the Treatment of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes, May*
Product Information Guide: ACTOS (pioglitazone HCl) in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes, March

Health Systems Edition


Adverse Events Associated with NSAIDS, 12:HS-5
Adverse Events in Pediatric Sedation, 3:HS-2
An Overview of Compression Hosiery, 4:HS-22
An Overview of Hysterectomy, 9:HS-5
BK Nephropathy: A Challenge in Renal Transplantation, 6:HS-3
Candidemia: Optimizing the Dose of Fluconazole, 5:HS-14
Clinical Update: Dental Prophylaxis for Infective Endocarditis, 2:HS-30
Cocaine-Related Chest Pain, 2:HS-16
Contact Dermatitis: Breakthrough Varicella or Poison Ivy? 5:HS-10
Diuretics in the Treatment of Heart Failure, 6:HS-10
Drug-Drug Interactions with HIV Antiretroviral Therapy, 4:HS-3
Drug-Induced Hypertension, 9:HS-11
HPV in Men: Treatment and Prevention Strategies, 8:HS-3
Infectious Mononucleosis: The "Kissing Disease," 3:HS-16
Looking in the Mirror, 2:HS-26
Management of Pain in Acute Illness, 5:HS-4
Management of Postoperative Pain in Children, 3:HS-10
Overview of Drug-Drug Interactions with SSRIs, 1:HS-3
Postpartum Depression, 11:HS-16
Pulmonary Hypertension: An Update, 8:HS-9
Review of Select NMEs 2008, 10:HS-5
Smoking-Cessation Options for Adolescents, 7:HS-4
Statins for the Treatment of Sepsis, 2:HS-3
The Antiphospholipid Syndrome, 1:HS-23
The Collection and Disposal of Waste Medications, 6:HS-20
The Operating Room Pharmacist and Bariatric Surgery, 12:HS-19
Treatment of Seizures in a Hospital Care Setting, 11:HS-5

In-Service Primer

An Overview of Antioxidants, 10:HS-22
Coping with Postpartum Depression, 5:HS-20
The Role of C-Reactive Protein, 7:HS-12

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