The shortage of injectable opioids is reaching critical levels in hospitals nationwide and leaving health system pharmacists scrambling to find alternative treatment options for patients.
Blake Charlton, MD a clinical fellow at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, discusses his recent study that examined how NOACs and warfarin impact patients with atrial fibrillation differently.
The Society of Hospital Medicine working group has released new recommendations advising hospital-based clinicians to limit opioid prescribing as much as possible.
Physicians and pharmacists are more likely to warn patients about potential driving impairment when prescribing which type of medication?
Researchers say that ensuring that vulnerable older individuals are well-fed could trim their health care costs, especially for emergency-room visits, and may decrease nursing home admissions too.