Hospital/Health System

May 19, 2017

Hypophosphatasia: A Rare Disorder

Hypophosphatasia is a rare genetic metabolic disorder caused by mutations in the tissue nonspecific alkaline phosphatase gene (ALPL) that lead to defective mineralization of the bones and/or teeth.
May 19, 2017

Managing Lysosomal Acid Lipase Deficiency

When treating a complex genetic disorder like LAL-D, an interdisciplinary team approach can be beneficial and provides the best outcomes for patients.

April 21, 2017

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.
April 21, 2017

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.
March 17, 2017

Treatment Options in Managing Acute Perioperative Pain

If the interventions and drugs employed perioperatively are inadequate, the pain could develop into a chronic problem or worsen patient outcomes.
March 17, 2017

Pearls and Pitfalls of Patient-Controlled Analgesia

Patient-controlled analgesia refers to the delivery of analgesics immediately upon patient demand.
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

Triple Therapy for a Cardiac Indication in a Veteran Population

The use of triple therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention is becoming more common.
January 19, 2017

Neuromuscular Blocking Agents: Use and Controversy in the Hospital Setting

Neuromuscular blocking agents play an important role in the management of a large number of hospital patients.