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February 16, 2017

Patient Teaching Aid: Arrhythmia

In arrhythmia, the heart beats too fast, too slowly, or randomly. View a new PTA Video about arrhythmia.
February 16, 2017

Management of Coronary Artery Disease and Chronic Stable Angina

Angina pectoris, characterized by discomfort typically located in the chest, neck, or left arm, is one of several clinical manifestations of CAD.
February 16, 2017

Triple Therapy for a Cardiac Indication in a Veteran Population

The use of triple therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention is becoming more common.
February 16, 2017

Pharmacotherapy Updates for Adult Soft-Tissue Sarcomas

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Cases of soft-tissue sarcoma are generally underreported because they often are asymptomatic and lymph node development is infrequent.
February 16, 2017

Biosimilars in Oncology

WEB EXCLUSIVE: With the patents set to expire for a number of monoclonal antibodies, interest related to cancer biosimilars has expanded.

February 16, 2017

Direct Oral Anticoagulants for the Prevention of Stroke in Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation

Several DOACs (edoxaban, apixaban, rivaroxaban, dabigatran) have recently gained approval for use in NVAF.

February 16, 2017

Recognizing and Treating Venous Stasis Ulcers

Primary risk factors include older age, previous leg injury, deep venous thrombosis, and phlebitis.

February 16, 2017

Updated Treatment Options in the Management of Hyperkalemia

Patiromer was recently approved for chronic hyperkalemia, and other medications are in development.
February 16, 2017

Primary and Secondary Prevention of Heart Disease

Interventions by pharmacists lead to reductions in risk factors for coronary heart disease.
January 19, 2017

Patient Teaching Aid: Muscular Dystrophy

Muscular dystrophy is usually inherited, but it sometimes develops spontaneously. View a new PTA Video about MD.


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