Hospital/Health System

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.
January 19, 2017

Eslicarbazepine and Other Treatment Advances for Focal Seizures

Epilepsy and the corresponding seizure disorders, such as focal (partial-onset) seizures, provide challenges for both patients and healthcare providers.
December 16, 2016

Acetaminophen Intoxication: A Critical-Care Emergency

This toxicity is the most common cause of acute liver failure and the second most common cause of liver failure requiring transplantation.

December 16, 2016

Implications of Bariatric Surgery on Absorption of Nutrients and Medications

Malabsorption of medications caused by surgical GI-tract changes is a potential problem.

December 16, 2016

Principles of Pancreatic Cancer Management

Patients continue to have complications of pain, pancreatic insufficiency, and blood clots that pharmacists can help mitigate.

December 16, 2016

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome

Marijuana, or cannabis, is commonly thought to be a benign substance without adverse effects; however, cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome is a sequela of chronic cannabis use.
November 17, 2016

Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis

Delusions and hallucinations in patients with Parkinson’s disease constitute a condition known as Parkinson’s disease psychosis.
November 17, 2016

Acute Opioid Withdrawal: Identification and Treatment Strategies

Abrupt discontinuation of opioids can result in acute opioid withdrawal.
November 17, 2016

Suicide in the Veteran Population

A greater prevalence of psychiatric disorders places veterans at a higher risk for suicide.

November 17, 2016

The Use of Ketamine in the Acute Management of Depression

The rapid antidepressant response seen with the use of subanesthetic doses has reignited hope in clinicians.