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Category: Clinical Pharmacy

Practical Tips for Increasing Physician Utilization of Outpatient Clinical Pharmacy Services

Career Manager By Bethany Murphy, PharmD, BCACP Six months after finishing my residency, my co-worker and I were given the task of establishing clinical pharmacy services within an outpatient, private physician practice—a charge that is given to many New Practitioners following a residency experience. At that time, we struggled with where to begin the process […]

29: Idarucizumab for dabigatran reversal, rivaroxaban for PE with active cancer, and an evidence based guideline resource

In this episode I will: 1. Review an article about idarucizumab for dabigatran reversal 2. Answer a drug information question: “Can I use rivaroxaban to treat a pulmonary embolism (PE) in a patient with active cancer?” 3. Share a resource I use that is a collection of evidence based critical care guidelines Lead author:  Charles V. […]

28: Pharmacist pain management tips

In this episode I’ll share how I approach a “Pharmacy Pain Consult” at my hospital.  I’ll discuss how I titrate opioid doses when the patient has risk factors for respiratory depression. I’ll also share the 4 most common fixes to inadequate pain management. I was talking with Andrew, one of our listeners in the free group I […]