Hospital/Health System

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.
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

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.
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.