Most of us who have potential cardiovascular issues are told by our physicians to take a low-dose aspirin every day as a precaution. But now, that long-established advice is being refuted by new clinical studies, as reported broadly in highly respected medical journals and in the news.
Prescriber-to-pharmacist communication — One of the best improvements we’ve experienced is simply including on the face of discharge prescriptions a direct phone number to the hospital’s Emergency Department pharmacist or acute inpatient pharmacy.
Marijuana and meds: Time to talk. Private consultations could turn supposed ‘gateway’ drug into ‘new normal’ for improved health.
Repeat offenders: what meds are implicated in thousands of adverse drug events and hospitalizations each year? Hint: 2/3 are opioids…
Spending a small fortune on supplements and herbs? Wondering if they’re worth the cost? Here’s a pharmacist’s perspective.
Ever wonder what a clinical pharmacist does? Check out these real-life situations where a pharmacist helped prevent life-threatening medication events.