During the moderate and late stages of dementia,
patients experience behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia, such as agitation, psychosis, and aggression.
Behavioral side effects associated with antiepileptic drugs frequently are overlooked, but are an
Published by the American Psychiatric Association in May 2013,
this clinical resource is a guide for practitioners in establishing
diagnoses, requesting reimbursement, and—for researchers—investigating
and evaluating statistical health outcomes.
This article will focus primarily on
the interpretation of urinalysis and subsequent urine culture in the
diagnosis and treatment of UTIs.
Low plasma sodium levels may be induced by psychogenic polydipsia.
There is a clear relationship between infection and neuropsychiatric symptom exacerbation.
Concomitant use of these drugs may exacerbate bleeding risk.
Pharmacists with specialized knowledge about the agents
used for this disorder are well equipped to perform drug monitoring,
thus preventing adverse events.
The pharmaceutical industry is developing delivery systems resistant to abuse and diversion.
This article reviews five new drugs that were approved by the FDA in the past year.
Five molecular entities that were recently approved by the FDA are discussed.
This novel medication for treatment of type 2 diabetes
provides an alternative for patients who are not well controlled on
current drug therapy or diet and exercise.
The chronic systemic inflammatory
response associated with rheumatoid arthritis affects most joints and their surrounding
The prevalence of medication use during pregnancy is widespread and on the rise.
Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder are the most common types.
Mobile applications can potentially revolutionize how information is
managed in the health care industry and allow HCPs to rapidly obtain the
information they need.
An infection that occurs during pregnancy not only may cause harm to
the mother, but may also affect her fetus (or newborn) or her partner.
Dysmenorrhea is the most common menstrual complaint in the United
States, impacting more than 50% of women over the course of their
Major depressive disorder and similar depressive disorders do
not necessarily manifest identically in men and women.
Given the number of catheterizations and urostomies being
performed today, it is essential for the community pharmacist to fully
understand urostomy and catheterization procedures and to be proficient
in recommending related products and counseling patients.
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