Pharmacy

Home Pharmacy
Three in 10 parents say that their child's primary care office should ask parents who refuse all vaccines to find another health care provider

Parents Divided on Primary Care Policies for Unvaccinated Patients

Many parents unaware of policies for unvaccinated children in their child's primary care office
Intensive glucose-lowering therapy is prevalent among U.S. adults with diabetes and results in hospitalizations and emergency department visits for hypoglycemia

Hypoglycemia Up With Intensive Glucose-Lowering Therapy

Intensive therapy resulted in estimated 9,578 hospitalizations, ED visits for hypoglycemia over two years
After any underlying causes are addressed and diet and lifestyle strategies are implemented

AHA: Prescription Omega-3 Fatty Acids Effectively Lower Triglycerides

4 g daily EPA+DHA or EPA only effective and safe for use as monotherapy or in combination
For patients with multiple myeloma receiving immunomodulatory drugs

SAVED Score Can Predict Risk for VTE in Multiple Myeloma

Score outperforms current NCCN guidelines for MM patients receiving immunomodulatory therapy
Long-term nursing home residents with hypertension do not experience significant benefits from more intensive antihypertensive treatment

Intensive BP Therapy Not Beneficial in Nursing Home Residents

Findings seen among long-term nursing home residents with, without cognitive impairment
Diabetes self-management education and support can cut hypoglycemia risk

Diabetes Education, Support Cuts Hypoglycemia Risk

Review shows positive impact on hypoglycemia events, symptoms, and knowledge
Pharmacies in the United Kingdom are giving out twice as many pill organizers as they were 10 years ago

More U.K. Pharmacies Giving Patients Pill Organizers

Previous study showed sudden increased adherence with switch to an organizer may cause patient harm
Following medical marijuana legalization in Massachusetts in 2012

Pediatric Cannabis Exposure Up After Medical Legalization

Cannabis exposure calls to poison control increased 140 percent after legalization in Massachusetts
Catch-up human papillomavirus vaccinations are recommended for all persons through age 26 years and should be considered for some persons aged 27 to 45 years

ACIP Recommends Catch-Up HPV Vaccines Through Age 26

For adults aged 27 to 45 years, vaccination may be beneficial for some who are inadequately vaccinated
About one-third of contact lens wearers recall never hearing any recommendation for lens wear and care from providers

Patients Recall Few Suggestions for Contact Lens Wear, Care

Most providers report sharing recommendations always or most of the time at checkups