One difference is immediately noticeable.
Molly’s mom had a stroke, followed by hospitalization and weeks of rehabilitation. None of it had to happen.
Pharmacists can make big contributions to the healthcare team — and healthcare systems are leaning on their expertise more and more.
The goal of this program for pharmacists and technicians is to review the treatment of venous thromboembolism with the class of medications known as direct oral anticoagulants.
The goal of this program is to provide knowledge and awareness of the safety, efficacy, and legal status of the opioid overdose antagonist naloxone as part of a comprehensive opioid overdose education for patients and caregivers.
In health systems, close collaboration between pharmacy and nursing results in successful interventions.
Drugstores in the '20s contended with Prohibition and powerful Washington lobbies, while customers enjoyed newfangled soda fountains and some nifty new products.
An impressive lineup of new products is pouring into the market, and many other up-and-comers are right behind.
The goal of this program is to enhance knowledge and awareness of opioid use disorder in order to identify and effectively manage patients at risk of overdose.
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