Opioids Often Overprescribed for Elbow Fractures in Children

Opioid-related research developments of interest to pharmacists.

Pain, Agitation, and Delirium: A Review of Pertinent Guideline Updates for Pharmacists

Treating pain can help decrease agitation, while limiting sedation can help prevent delirium within the ICU. 

Comparison of Chronic Pain and High-Impact Chronic Pain

The 2016 National Health Interview Survey found that high-impact chronic pain and chronic pain that does not limit major life activities were linked to various physical and mental conditions.

Guiding Novel Neurologic Drug Approvals

The FDA’s review of drug and biological products in this medication class is critical, as a brain impairment impacts between 6.5% and 7.9% of adults in the United States.

To Dose or Not to Dose?

Prescribing low-dose aspirin for preventing secondary cardiovascular disease is well established, but its safety and efficacy in primary prevention remains open to debate.

Tylenol Cold & Flu Q&A

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