[2] emphasis on antimicrobial stewardship (11/14)
[3] patients coming to the hospital will have opioid withdrawal (11/14)
[4] the best treatments for postoperative pain (11/14)
[5] ONE-dose antibiotic, oritavancin (Orbactiv) (10/14)
[6] guidelines will clarify when to use beta-blockers for noncardiac surgery (10/14)
[7] how to give meds via enteral tubes (9/14)
[8] New guidelines and antibiotics will improve treatment of skin infections (8/14)
[9] safety of systemic quinolones in KIDS (8/14)
[0] new antibiotics for treating gram-positive infections...tedizolid, dalbavancin, and oritavancin (8/14)
[-] More ORAL antibiotics will be used for bone or joint infections (8/14)
[-] Evzio (EV-zee-oh), the first naloxone auto-injector for treating a suspected opioid overdose (7/14)
[-] whether it's okay to use an ARB in patients who have angioedema while on an ACE inhibitor (7/14)
[-] more about GI bleeding with Pradaxa (dabigatran) (7/14)
[-] How can insulin safety be improved in hospital patients (7/14)
[-] more ORAL options for preventing blood clots after hip or knee replacement surgery (6/14)
[-] how to safely use ACEIs or ARBs in patients with chronic kidney disease (6/14)
[-] more focus on preventing and treating delirium (6/14)
[-] pharmacists help improve care and quality measures for patients hospitalized for an acute MI (5/14)
[-] Are H2-blockers making a big comeback for stress ulcer prophylaxis (4/14)
[-] best practices to further reduce some of the most serious medication errors (3/14)
[-] when and how to use antimicrobial lock solutions (2/14)
[-] more focus on improving management of COPD in an effort to reduce hospital admissions (1/14)
[-] Sliding scale insulin is still giving patients a ride on the blood glucose roller coaster (1/14)
[-] controversy about what works to prevent contrast-induced nephropathy (12/13)
[-] More obese patients will get bariatric surgery and need help with their meds afterward (12/13)
[-] more emphasis on prevention and treatment of community-acquired pneumonia (12/13)
[-] New simplified guidelines for HIV prophylaxis after a needlestick (12/13)
[-] the best way to calculate creatinine clearance (CrCl) for dosing renally eliminated drugs (11/13)
[-] bigger emphasis on preventing hospital admissions for heart failure (11/13)
[-] new approaches to managing alcohol dependence (11/13)
[-] how to manage antiplatelet therapy in patients already taking anticoagulants (11/13)
[-] Kcentra (kay-SEN-trah), the new 4-factor prothrombin complex concentrate (PCC) for reversing warfarin (10/13)
[-] Many patients don't get appropriate med DOSES after a heart attack (10/13)
[-] myths about using meds in chronic liver disease (10/13)
[-] When should extended infusions of beta-lactam antibiotics be used (9/13)
[-] More patients will get aspirin plus a SHORT course of clopidogrel immediately after a minor ischemic stroke or TIA (9/13)
[-] new INHALED form of loxapine (Adasuve, AD-uh-soov) will bring up questions about treating agitation in the hospital (8/13)
[-] new ideas about managing COPD patients (8/13)
[-] more debate about using antithrombotics to prevent strokes in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation (8/13)
[-] The financial stakes are getting higher when patients are readmitted to the hospital (7/13)
[-] Pharmacists will get more involved in "transitions of care" (7/13)
[-] boxed warning about stopping Pradaxa (dabigatran), Xarelto (rivaroxaban), or Eliquis (apixaban) in atrial fib patients (7/13)
[-] tPA (alteplase) for ischemic strokes in patients on oral antithrombotics (warfarin, etc) (6/13)
[-] more focus on treating Clostridium difficile (6/13)
[-] Which strategies for improving patient safety really work (5/13)
[-] whether to stop antithrombotics for MINOR surgical procedures or endoscopy (5/13)
[-] changes for antibiotic prophylaxis in surgery (4/13)
[-] A new "black box" warning will alert prescribers NOT to use codeine in kids after a tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy (4/13)
[-] whether it's okay to use the new oral anticoagulants (Pradaxa, Xarelto, Eliquis) for "off-label" indications (4/13)
[-] Heparin labels will get a face-lift to improve safety (3/13)
[-] how patients with diabetes should manage drug therapy during sick days (3/13)
[-] hydroxyethyl starch (HES) solutions (Hespan, Hextend, Voluven) are falling out of favor (2/13)
[-] approval of Eliquis (ELL-eh-kwiss, apixaban) will intensify the marketing war among the NEW oral anticoagulants (2/13)
[-] three more pancrelipase products, Ultresa (ul-TRES-a), Viokace (VYE-oh-kase), and Pertzye (PERT-zye) (1/13)
[-] when to stop antiplatelet drugs or anticoagulants before surgery (1/13)
[-] whether injectable morphine can still be given IM or SC (12/12)
[-] new oversight of pharmacy compounding (12/12)
[-] Xarelto (rivaroxaban) will be used to TREAT venous thromboembolism (12/12)
[-] more about bleeding with Pradaxa (dabigatran) (12/12)
[-] health care professionals to misuse SINGLE-dose vials (11/12)
[-] Does it ever make sense to dose extended-release metformin or basal insulin twice daily (11/12)
[-] Are outcomes WORSE with tigecycline (Tygacil) compared with other antibiotics (10/12)
[-] new warnings not to use high doses of IV ondansetron due to the risk of QT prolongation (9/12)
-- Zofran (Ondansetron) and QT Prolongation: An Update
[-] supplies of the direct thrombin inhibitor lepirudin (Refludan) dwindle over the next few months (8/12)
-- Comparison of Injectable Anticoagulants
[-] how to handle alerts for drug interactions between warfarin and many antimicrobials (8/12)
-- Managing Drug Interactions between Warfarin and Antimicrobials
[-] Keeping track of the different spectrums of the IV and oral cephalosporins can be a real challenge (7/12)
-- Comparison of Cephalosporins
[-] When to use an ORAL cephalosporin and which one (7/12)
-- Comparison of Cephalosporins
[-] more high-alert meds and do-not-use abbreviations (6/12)
-- Dangerous Abbreviations
[-] whether warfarin patients should get HIGHER loading doses and LESS frequent INR monitoring (6/12)
-- Warfarin Loading Doses and INR Monitoring
[-] myths about ketorolac (6/12)
-- Common Questions About Ketorolac
[-] NEW Beers criteria for potentially inappropriate meds in patients 65 and over (6/12)
-- Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing in the Elderly
[-] drug handling precautions for women who are pregnant or trying to conceive, especially in the hospital setting (5/12)
[-] how meds should be handled by women who are pregnant or trying to conceive, especially in a community pharmacy (5/12)
-- Drugs with Handling Concerns Due to Reproductive Risk
[-] Brilinta (ticagrelor) for acute coronary syndrome (5/12)
-- Which Antiplatelet Drug to Add to Aspirin for Acute Coronary Syndrome
[-] Vitamin K will be used less often to reverse warfarin's anticoagulant effects (5/12)
-- When to Use Vitamin K to Reverse the Anticoagulant Effects of Warfarin
[-] how to prevent dosing errors with IV acetaminophen (Ofirmev) in babies (4/12)
-- Drugs for Common Medication Overdoses and Poisonings
[-] Sprix, a new ketorolac nasal spray (4/12)
-- New Formulation: Sprix (Ketorolac) Nasal Spray
[-] balancing risks and benefits with VTE prophylaxis in noncritical medical inpatients (3/12)
-- VTE Prophylaxis for Medical Inpatients
[-] new debate about which anticoagulant is best to prevent strokes in atrial fib patients (3/12)
-- Does Pradaxa (dabigatran) Increase Heart Attack Risk?
[-] new warnings that PPIs (omeprazole, etc) might increase the risk of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (3/12)
-- Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs) and C. difficile
[-] whether it's okay to use aspirin to prevent thrombosis after hip or knee replacement surgery (3/12)
-- Aspirin for Prevention of Thrombosis
[-] The "30-minute rule" for med administration will loosen up because of safety concerns (2/12)
-- Update to the 30-Minute Rule for Medication Administration
[-] When it comes to nephrotoxicity, is vancomycin the chicken or the egg (1/12)
-- Vancomycin Dosing and Monitoring in Adults
[-] more emphasis on preventing bleeding due to anticoagulants in elderly patients (1/12)
-- Oral Anticoagulants: Maximizing Safety
[-] You'll see ondansetron (Zofran, etc) join the list of drugs with stronger warnings about QT prolongation (1/12)
-- Drug-Induced Long QT Interval
[-] what to do for extravasations of NON-CHEMOTHERAPY injectable drugs (12/11)
-- Treatment for Extravasation of Non-Chemo Drugs
[-] comparisons between warfarin, dabigatran (Pradaxa), and rivaroxaban (Xarelto) (12/11)
-- Warfarin vs Pradaxa or Xarelto for Atrial Fib
[-] using too many anticholinergics in elderly patients (12/11)
-- Anticholinergics and the Elderly
[-] whether the various IV immunoglobulin G (IVIG) products can be substituted (11/11)
-- Comparison of IVIG Products
[-] waiting to start parenteral nutrition in most critically ill adults (10/11)
-- When to Start Parenteral Nutrition in Critical Care
[-] manage elderly dementia patients who have behavior issues (10/11)
-- Pharmacotherapy of Dementia Behaviors
[-] how to reverse bleeding due to Pradaxa or Xarelto (9/11)
-- Preventing and Managing Bleeding with the New Anticoagulants
[-] the risk of stopping aspirin, clopidogrel, or other antiplatelet drugs too soon (9/11)
-- Discontinuing Antiplatelet Agents
[-] START and STOPP instead of Beers to evaluate appropriate med use in the elderly (9/11)
-- STARTing and STOPPing Medications in the Elderly
[-] You wouldn't think IV dexamethasone would be a good idea for a patient hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) (8/11)
-- Corticosteroids for Community-Acquired Pneumonia
[-] new ORAL anticoagulant called Xarelto (zuh-REL-toe) (8/11)
-- New Drug: Xarelto (Rivaroxaban)
[-] We're running out of antibiotics for multidrug-resistant gram-negative "superbugs." (7/11)
-- Resistant Gram-negative Bacteria
[-] how to manage diabetes during fasting (7/11)
-- Fasting in the Patient with Diabetes
-- Patient Education Handout
[-] the new oral drug Dificid (fidaxomicin) for Clostridium difficile diarrhea (7/11)
-- New Drug: Fidaxomicin (Dificid)
[-] Joint Commission will soon start scoring their National Patient Safety Goal for medication reconciliation again (6/11)
[-] selecting the correct needle length and gauge for intramuscular and subcutaneous injections (6/11)
-- Choosing the Correct Needle Gauge and Length
[-] using Pradaxa (dabigatran) for more than atrial fibrillation (6/11)
-- Off-Label Use of Dabigatran
[-] STANDARDIZE concentrations of drug infusions for neonates (5/11)
-- Med Error Prevention in Neonates
[-] Code responses are a "perfect storm" for med errors with a high risk of patient harm (4/11)
[-] methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) infections in hospitalized patients (3/11)
[-] why Pradaxa (dabigatran) and other meds need to be dispensed in their original containers (3/11)
-- Helping Patients Store and Use Dabigatran Appropriately
[-] whether dabigatran (Pradaxa) can be used instead of heparins (Lovenox, etc) for warfarin bridge therapy (3/11)
-- Should Dabigatran Be Used for Bridging?
[-] Ofirmev (uh-FIRM-ev) is the first INJECTABLE acetaminophen (2/11)
-- New Drug: Ofirmev (Injectable Acetaminophen)
[-] ceftaroline (Teflaro) a new IV cephalosporin that kills methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) (1/11)
-- New Drug: Teflaro (Ceftaroline)
[-] how to convert from epoetin to darbepoetin (Aranesp) (12/10)
-- Dose Conversions for Epoetin and Darbepoetin
[-] More diabetes patients are using insulin pumps (12/10)
-- Insulin Pump Therapy
[-] Vivitrol (naltrexone) will be used more to prevent opioid abuse (12/10)
-- Vivitrol (Naltrexone Injection) for Opioid Dependence
[-] whether dabigatran (Pradaxa) will replace warfarin for patients with atrial fibrillation (11/10)
-- New Drug: Pradaxa (Dabigatran)
[-] lots of ads for new gout drugs...Uloric, Colcrys, and now Krystexxa (11/10)
-- Management of Gout
[-] More adults are now candidates for pneumococcal vaccination (11/10)
-- Pneumococcal Vaccine - Who Should Get It?
[-] whether sodium polystyrene sulfonate (Kayexalate, etc) is safe for hyperkalemia (11/10)
-- Sodium Polystyrene Sulfonate for Hyperkalemia
[-] Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies for some Rx drugs (11/10)
-- Drugs with Prescribing, Dispensing, or REMS Requirements
[-] whether patients who are NPO can still take oral meds (10/10)
-- A Stepwise Approach: Selecting Meds for Feeding Tube Administration
[-] There's confusion about pancreatic enzyme products (10/10)
-- Approved Pancreatic Enzyme Products
[-] switching from oral to IV doses (9/10)
-- Considerations for PO to IV Dose Conversions
[-] controversy over the approval of GENERIC enoxaparin (9/10)
-- Approval of Generic Enoxaparin (Lovenox)
[-] more cautious use of trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (Bactrim, etc) in combo with drugs that increase potassium (9/10)
-- Trimethoprim and Hyperkalemia
[-] This year's flu vaccine INCLUDES 2009 H1N1 and comes in a higher dose version called Fluzone HD for seniors (9/10)
-- Seasonal Influenza Vaccine: What's New for 2010-11
-- Patient Education Handout
[-] more emphasis on pertussis vaccination due to the recent epidemic and infant deaths (9/10)
-- Update on Pertussis: Outbreaks and Vaccination
[-] how to manage opioid therapy in patients with chronic non-cancer pain (9/10)
-- Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain
[-] injectable tranexamic acid (Cyklokapron) in bleeding trauma patients (8/10)
-- Stop the Bleeding: Tranexamic Acid in Trauma Patients
[-] new injectable monoclonal antibody for osteoporosis called Prolia (PRO-lee-a, denosumab) (8/10)
-- New Drug: Prolia (Denosumab)
[-] aldosterone antagonists (spironolactone, eplerenone) for systolic heart failure (8/10)
-- Eplerenone (Inspra) for Mild Systolic Heart Failure
[-] how to choose an NSAID based on GI and cardiovascular risks (8/10)
-- Managing NSAID Risks
[-] how to treat vancomycin- resistant enterococcal (VRE) infections (7/10)
-- Treatments for Vancomycin Resistant Enterococcus (VRE) Infections
[-] whether it's okay to give beta-blockers to patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) (7/10)
-- Beta-Blockers and COPD
[-] what lab tests are needed for certain drugs (7/10)
-- Recommended Lab Monitoring for Common Medications
[-] limit use of PPIs (omeprazole, etc) (7/10)
-- Proton Pump Inhibitors: Appropriate Use and Safety Concerns
-- Patient Education Handout
[-] more emphasis on using LOWER starting doses of hydromorphone (Dilaudid, etc) (7/10)
-- Opioid Dosing: Focus on Safety
[-] Provenge (sipuleucel-T), a new "therapeutic vaccine" to TREAT advanced prostate cancer (6/10)
-- Provenge (Sipuleucel-T) for Advanced Prostate Cancer
[-] Cross-sensitivity between drug classes is a problem...SOMETIMES (6/10)
-- Drug Allergies
[-] whether patients with severe allergies should carry TWO doses of injectable epinephrine (EpiPen, etc) (6/10)
-- Self-injected Epinephrine in the Outpatient Treatment of Anaphylaxis
[-] new black box warning for OxyContin (oxycodone) about interactions with CYP3A4 drugs (6/10)
[-] Xifaxan (rifaximin) now comes in a 550 mg tablet to prevent hepatic encephalopathy due to chronic liver disease (6/10)
[-] new statin called Livalo (LIV-al-o, pitavastatin) (6/10)
-- Characteristics of the Various Statins
[-] new anticoagulant, desirudin (Iprivask) (5/10)
-- Comparison of Injectable Anticoagulants
[-] Nitrostat will become the ONLY sublingual nitroglycerin tablet (5/10)
-- Sublingual Nitroglycerin
-- Patient Education Handout
[-] whether patients should get genetic tests to help determine dosing for clopidogrel (Plavix) (5/10)
-- Genotyping for Patients on Clopidogrel or Warfarin
[-] New guidelines on treating Clostridium difficile infections (5/10)
-- Prevention and Treatment of Clostridium difficile
[-] new risk management program for erythropoiesis-stimulating agents...Aranesp, Procrit, and Epogen (4/10)
[-] QT prolongation drug interaction alerts (4/10)
[-] adjust med regimens to help avoid falls in the frail elderly (4/10)
-- Fall Prevention in the Elderly
[-] whether cell phones, smart phones, and other electronic devices can interfere with hospital equipment (4/10)
-- Is It Safe To Use My Cell Phone In The Hospital?
[-] New guidelines are clarifying appropriate antibiotic choices for complicated intra-abdominal infections (3/10)
[-] whether it's okay to mix albuterol and ipratropium nebulizer solutions (3/10)
[-] health care professionals are asking how they can donate medications for an emergency (3/10)
-- Donating Medications: Dos and Don'ts
[-] Should patients stop taking low-dose aspirin after a GI bleed (3/10)
-- Using Low-Dose Aspirin After a GI Bleed
-- Patient Education Handout
[-] Joint Commission's National Patient Safety Goals for 2010 are bringing about changes in hospitals (2/10)
[-] A1c will be used to DIAGNOSE diabetes (2/10)
-- Should A1c Be Used to Diagnose Diabetes?
[-] how to dose meds for systolic heart failure (2/10)
-- Target Doses of Meds for Systolic Heart Failure
[-] using IV iron to improve heart failure symptoms (1/10)
-- Iron Replacement in Heart Failure
[-] whether it's okay to deliver certain drugs via pneumatic tubes (1/10)
[-] Ondansetron is being used more for acute nausea and vomiting (1/10)
-- "Off-Label" Uses of Ondansetron
[-] peramivir IV, zanamivir IV, and higher oral oseltamivir (Tamiflu) doses for patients hospitalized with H1N1 flu (12/09)
[-] more options for patients who need LIQUID Tamiflu (12/09)
[-] Gardasil and Cervarix, the two human papillomavirus vaccines (12/09)
-- Human Papillomavirus Vaccine - Cervarix and Gardasil Update
[-] start beta-blockers earlier before surgery (12/09)
-- Perioperative Beta-Blockers: Updated Recommendations
[-] The increase in drugs with required MedGuides is causing confusion (12/09)
-- Frequently Asked Questions About MedGuides
[-] whether dosage changes are needed for the new, LOWER potency unfractionated heparin (11/09)
[-] new IV antibiotic for methicillin-resistant Staph aureus (MRSA) infections, Vibativ (vy-BA-tiv) (11/09)
[-] help adjusting meds after bariatric surgery (11/09)
-- Bariatric Surgery and Medication Use
[-] new warnings about reports of acute pancreatitis with sitagliptin (Januvia, Janumet) (11/09)
-- Januvia (Sitagliptin) and Pancreatitis
[-] whether proton pump inhibitors decrease the efficacy of clopidogrel (Plavix) (11/09)
-- Proton Pump Inhibitor and Plavix Interaction: An Update
[-] whether it's okay for patients to take ketorolac (Toradol, etc) for more than 5 days (11/09)
-- Appropriate Use of Ketorolac (Toradol, etc)
[-] new IV version of ibuprofen, Caldolor (11/09)
[-] new option for adjusting medications in adults with kidney disease (10/09)
[-] computer alert about possible serotonin syndrome when patients get more than one serotonergic drug (10/09)
-- Facts About Serotonin Syndrome
-- Patient Education Handout
[-] whether a DOUBLE dose of clopidogrel (Plavix) improves outcomes in cardiac patients (10/09)
[-] Saphris (SA-fris), a new atypical antipsychotic for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder (10/09)
-- Comparison of Atypical Antipsychotics
[-] generics will be available for Prevacid, Pulmicort Respules, and Valtrex (10/09)
-- Anticipated Availability of First-Time Generics
[-] Feraheme (ferumoxytol) will be promoted as an easier-to-use intravenous iron replacement (9/09)
[-] warfarin used in combo with aspirin AND clopidogrel (Plavix) in more cardiac patients (9/09)
-- Triple Antithrombotic Therapy
[-] whether patients should repeat a dose if they vomit after taking an oral medication (9/09)
-- Redosing Oral Medications After Vomiting
[-] tolvaptan (Samsca, SAM-sca), the first oral "vaptan" or vasopressin antagonist for treating hyponatremia (8/09)
[-] Phenytoin is one of the most difficult drugs to dose (8/09)
-- Basic Phenytoin Dosing for Adult Patients
[-] pharmacists are able to automatically switch between drugs in the same class to meet formulary requirements (8/09)
-- Collaborative Drug Therapy Management (CDTM)
[-] Effient (EF-fee-ent, prasugrel), a new oral antiplatelet drug for patients getting angioplasty (8/09)
-- New Drug: Effient (Prasugrel)
[-] Multaq (MUL-tak, dronedarone), a new antiarrhythmic for persistent atrial fibrillation (8/09)
-- New Drug: Multaq (Dronedarone)
[-] overuse of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) and H2-blockers in hospitalized patients (7/09)
-- Overuse of Acid Suppressing Drugs in the Hospital
[-] More patients will be eligible to get tPA (alteplase, etc) for acute ischemic stroke (7/09)
[-] big changes in acetaminophen products and doses (7/09)
-- New Warnings and Proposed Changes to Acetaminophen Products
[-] increased risk of slow heart rate and fainting in patients taking cholinesterase inhibitors (7/09)
-- Cardiac Effects of Cholinesterase Inhibitors
-- Patient Education Handout
[-] how genetic variations and drug interactions may decrease the efficacy of clopidogrel (Plavix) (7/09)
-- Proton Pump Inhibitor and Plavix Interaction: An Update
[-] New recommendations will suggest LESS intensive blood-glucose lowering in hospitalized patients (6/09)
-- Inpatient Management of Hyperglycemia
[-] It's okay to give IV calcium and ceftriaxone immediately after one another in most patients (6/09)
[-] more about H1N1 "swine" flu and how it will change pharmacist flu immunization programs this fall (6/09)
-- H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)
-- Patient Education Handout
[-] vitamin K SUPPLEMENTS used in some warfarin patients (6/09)
-- Use of Low-Dose Vitamin K Supplements to Stabilize INR
-- Patient Education Handout
[-] Which antibiotics are okay to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding (6/09)
-- Antibiotic and Antifungal Use During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
[-] appetite-stimulating drugs for unintentional weight loss in the elderly (6/09)
-- Treatment of Unintentional Weight Loss in the Elderly
[-] tigecycline (Tygacil) for community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) (5/09)
-- Tigecycline (Tygacil) for Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)
[-] not to use the same insulin pen for different patients (5/09)
[-] People will ask about H1N1 "swine" flu (5/09)
[-] whether it's appropriate to use aspirin plus clopidogrel (Plavix) for patients with atrial fibrillation (5/09)
-- Clopidogrel (Plavix) Plus Aspirin for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation
[-] new state requirements for pharmacy technicians (5/09)
-- Technician Training Tutorial: Certification and CE Requirements
[-] Excessive acetaminophen doses cause more acute liver failures than almost any other cause (4/09)
[-] LESS cross-sensitivity between penicillins and carbapenems than we think (4/09)
-- Allergic Cross-reactivity Among Beta-lactam Antibiotics: An Update
[-] proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) might DECREASE the efficacy of clopidogrel (Plavix) (4/09)
-- Proton Pump Inhibitor and Plavix Interaction: An Update
[-] alternatives to oxycodone (4/09)
-- Drug Shortages
[-] how to treat dementia associated with Parkinson's (4/09)
-- Parkinson's Dementia and Lewy Body Dementia
[-] when and how to use vitamin K to reverse the effects of warfarin (4/09)
-- Vitamin K for the Management of Elevated INRs
[-] new warnings about misusing topical anesthetics (3/09)
[-] greater scrutiny of propoxyphene (Darvocet, Darvon, etc) (3/09)
-- Propoxyphene: Safety and Efficacy
[-] The metoprolol shortage will cause more questions on how to switch (3/09)
-- Alternatives for Metoprolol Succinate
[-] Is chlorthalidone better than hydrochlorothiazide (3/09)
-- Comparison of Commonly Used Diuretics
[-] guidelines will help settle debates about vancomycin dosing and monitoring (2/09)
[-] Using Tamiflu ALONE may not work for this year's flu (2/09)
-- CDC's Interim Influenza Antiviral Guidance for 2008-09
[-] which bowel prep to use now that most of the OTC sodium phosphate solutions are off the shelves (2/09)
-- Comparison of Bowel Preps
[-] what to do when an antimicrobial is prescribed with warfarin (2/09)
-- Antimicrobial Drug Interactions and Warfarin
[-] risks of using some supplements before or after surgery (2/09)
[-] more aggressive use of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) for rheumatoid arthritis (2/09)
[-] Buprenorphine tablets (Subutex, Suboxone) are now being used more for treating PAIN (1/09)
-- Drugs with Prescribing, Dispensing, or REMS Requirements
[-] which antihypertensives are best for treating high blood pressure (1/09)
-- ACEI plus Calcium Channel Blocker or Hydrochlorothiazide for Hypertension: The ACCOMPLISH Trial
[-] Is there a maximum dose for Lantus and other insulins (1/09)
-- How Much Insulin Is Too Much?
[-] how to give meds via enteral tubes (12/08)
-- A Stepwise Approach: Selecting Meds for Feeding Tube Administration
[-] more controversy over whether sodium bicarbonate reduces kidney damage due to contrast dyes (5/08)
[-] which drugs pregnant women shouldn't handle (3/06)

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