Departments

 
 

Departments

  • Assisting Seniors With Insomnia: A Comprehensive Approach What is the best therapy for insomnia, a condition that over 50% of geriatric patients have experienced?
  • Managing Acute Exacerbations of COPD Are you up to date on the best therapies recommended to alleviate exacerbations of COPD?
  • The Relationship Between GERD and Asthma What are the best lifestyle modifications and treatments for a patient with both GERD and Asthma?
  • The Diagnosis and Treatment of Gout Gout has been around for centuries, but are you up to date on the best ways to manage this common inflammatory disease?
  • An Overview of Hysterectomy What symptoms suggest a need for immediate medical attention?
  • Drug-Induced Hypertension Which drugs are most commonly associated with increased arterial pressure?
  • Recent Advances in Oral and Transdermal Contraception Clinicians must be knowledgeable in the latest forms or birth control so that they can discuss the pros and cons of each with their patients.
  • Coping with Winter Injuries Winter carries its own risks for injury. Snow-shoveling, icy conditions leading to falls, and sports such as ice-skating, skiing, and snowboarding all can produce musculoskeletal and tendon injury.
  • Nonprescription Products for the Pregnant and Breast-Feeding Patient Nonprescription products including dietary supplements have uncertain potential dangers especially for pregnant and breast-feeding women. What's the recommendation regarding their use for these women?
  • Dangers of Sexual Enhancement Supplements Dietary supplements including sexual enhancement products are heavily promoted. Many American consumers assume this means the government has ruled them safe for use, but this is a common misconception
  • What Can the Pharmacist Recommend for Sinus Problems? Many over-the-counter nasal decongestant drug products are now or have been marketed for problems related to sinus congestion. How might a new FDA ruling restrict how these products are labeled?
  • Insect Stings and Bites of Summer More patients seek help with insect stings and bites when the weather is warmer. Can you distinguish between minor reactions and more serious problems?
  • Dental Pain Advice about dental pain is often sought from pharmacists, but how can you distinguish between benign and serious etiologies?
  • Poison Ivy: The Classic Contact Dermatitis What are the proven and unproven treatment options for this common problem?
  • Preventing and Treating Cold Sores Pharmacists should be able to recognize this common disorder and recommend treatment options for patients.
  • The Patient With Chest Pain When a patient complains of chest pain, how do you know if it's trivial or serious?
  • The Pharmacist and Influenza This handy review tells you what you need to know and what you need to tell patients about influenza.
  • Croup and Its Treatment Learn about the etiology, manifestations, and treatments of this common infection.
  • The Health Benefits of Fiber Most people know that fiber is an important dietary component, but how much do you need on a daily basis to reap the maximum health benefits?
  • Treating Sore Muscles and Tendons This review covers a wide range of both internal and external treatments for this very common condition.