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May 21, 2013

Febrile Seizures

Febrile seizures are the most common seizure disorder of childhood.
April 19, 2013

Opioid Overdose: What Hospital Pharmacists Should Know

It is imperative to recognize risk factors and signs of overdose, as well as understand pharmacologic management strategies.
March 20, 2013

Therapeutic Hypothermia: Improving Post–Cardiac Arrest Care

Lowering body temperature after cardiac arrest has been show to improve morbidity and mortality .
November 20, 2012

Schizophrenia: Managing Symptoms With Antipsychotics

The choice of agent depends upon individual preference, prior treatment response, side-effect profiles, and patient medical history.
September 19, 2012

Optimal Treatment for Interstitial Cystitis

For optimal treatment, clinicians should implement the most conservative therapies to prevent unnecessary additional risks for patients.
May 22, 2012

Disordered Eating in Type 1 Diabetes: Insulin Omission and Diabulimia

Young adults with diabetes are at increased risk for developing psychiatric comorbidities, including eating disorders, because of the complex nature of chronic disease management as well as the effects of chronic disease on psychosocial functioning.
February 17, 2012

The Pharmacist’s Role in Identifying and Managing Shift Work Disorder

Associations between shift work disorder and cancer, coronary artery disease, and gastrointestinal disturbances have been established.
December 20, 2011

The Placebo Effect: Usage, Mechanisms, and Legality

Pharmacists and other medical practitioners should carefully weigh the risks and benefits of this treatment approach, which has roots dating back centuries.
November 16, 2011

Total Hip Arthroplasty: Presurgical and Postsurgical Drug Therapies

Each year, hip fractures contribute to more than 225,000 hospitalizations in Medicare recipients, and this number is expected to double by the year 2040.
October 19, 2011

Hip Fractures From Falls

Many experts predict an epidemic of hip fractures as the population ages, and the CDC estimates that the number could reach 650,000 annually (1,800/day) by 2050.

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