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.
A recent study found US adults are taking excessively high doses of supplemental vitamin D leading to negative side effects.
A nationwide shortage of sodium bicarbonate solution is causing hospitals to postpone procedures and pharmacists to strategize how to best use their supplies.
Nadia Awad, PharmD, BCPS, an emergency medicine pharmacist, discusses how ED pharmacists can ensure medications are used safety and appropriately, and why more hospitals need to capitalize on the expertise of pharmacists in the delivery of emergent care.
Is the onset of acute kidney problems a reliable warning sign for detecting a decline in kidney function among patients taking PPIs?