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According to a recent Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report, 63% of accidental deaths in the U.S. are attributed to some form of opioid use or misuse. Mounting concern over the national crisis of opioid abuse and overutilizatio...

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Two recent studies took a closer look at the question of whether antibiotics prevent postoperative complications after third molar surgery. Both found that there are fewer postoperative complications after using antibiotics.

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Heads up! Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies, or REMS, have been referenced in a number of recent industry discussions and could present significant challenges to the practice and business of pharmacy over the next several ...

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The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) both recently held annual meetings. Nearly 6,000 people attend...

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The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) has historically recommended antibiotic premedication in select patients with hip or knee implants undergoing medical or dental procedures that produce bacteremia. These individua...

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April is National Minority Health Month. Follow events and discussions at #NMHM17. The theme of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’

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Healthcare professionals around the world have been concerned by alarming medical error statistics in recent studies, particularly those involving medications. Errors involving incorrect dosing, dispensing, or administration of me...

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It would be extremely difficult to find a pharmacist today who isn’t looking a little more closely at every opioid prescription he or she receives, especially those for morphine and morphine-related products. Although this is an...

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The problem of alert fatigue — the negative or overwhelmed reaction of clinicians to receiving too many intrusive or irrelevant notifications from electronic health record (EHR) systems — continues to vex clinicians, s...

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