Tag Archives: medication management

5 Tips and Tricks for Managing Your Medications This Summer

by Michaela E. Leffler, Pharm.D., BCPS, BCGP, Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice Department, University of Charleston School of Pharmacy, Charleston, WV As the busy summer months are approaching, keeping your health and well-being as a top priority is as important as … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Posts | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Study: Geography, regional practices affect patient treatment

Fall of 2013 was the season of updated guidelines. Organizations and expert panels such as the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, the Eighth Joint National Committee, and the American Diabetes Association all announced new guidelines providing … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Where to start: How do you begin identifying pills not in bottles?

Many times clinicians walk into patient’s homes and are handed loose pills that are not in labeled bottles from the pharmacy, pills are mixed together in one bottle, or pills are found loose during medication reconciliation and there is no … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment