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When Seconds Count: The Benefits of Drug Data Alerts

When Seconds Count: The Benefits of Drug Data Alerts

Drug overdoses have become a significant public health crisis, with devastating consequences for individuals, families, and communities. Alarming data from the World Health Organization (WHO) underscore the gravity of the situation, indicating that drug overdoses are...

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Insulin’s Rising Costs: A Barrier to Diabetes Care

Insulin’s Rising Costs: A Barrier to Diabetes Care

 The price of insulin in the United States has risen more than 1000% over the past 20 years. Many reports and data over recent years have revealed that human insulin has often been inaccessible to certain demographics due to its high cost. Unfortunately, this has...

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ER Unity: The Secret Ingredient in Patient Care

ER Unity: The Secret Ingredient in Patient Care

The Importance of Teamwork in the Emergency Room The emergency room (ER) is a fast-paced and high-stress environment where every second counts. Patients who arrive at the ER may be suffering from a wide range of conditions, some of which can be life-threatening....

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Omicron Variant – Preliminary Findings

Omicron Variant – Preliminary Findings

VOC: Omicron The World Health Organization officially stamped the Omicron SARS-CoV-2 variant as a variant of concern (VOC) on November 26. Omicron was first identified in South Africa and has been detected in more than twenty-eight countries worldwide, including the...

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Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Headaches in the ED

Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Headaches in the ED

Headaches are common in the ED department, making up for approximately 2% of ED visits. Primary Headache Disorder includes migraine, tension headaches, and trigeminal autonomic cephalgias (TACS). That’s up to 1.2 million patients walking in the Emergency Department to...

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The Emergence of the Delta Variant

The Emergence of the Delta Variant

Sena Seged, Pharm D August 27, 2021Overview of Coronaviruses Coronaviruses are not new to us – they are a family of RNA or protein-based viruses that rarely infect humans. Coronaviruses are responsible for causing common colds and lower respiratory tract infections....

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The Latest Variant of Interest: Lambda C.37

The Latest Variant of Interest: Lambda C.37

The Lambda Variant The Lambda variant of SARS-CoV-2 currently spreading through South America has been classified as a Variant of Interest by the World Health Organization on June 14, 2021. The Lambda C.37 variant was first reported in Peru in December 2020 and has...

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The Delta Variant & U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

The Delta Variant & U.S. COVID-19 Vaccine Updates

Delta Variant Dominant in U.S. As of July 19, 2021, the Delta variant represents 57.6% of total U.S. COVID-19 cases. In some parts of the country, this percent is higher, especially in areas with low vaccination rates. Since the Delta variant was first detected in the...

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