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PHARMACY PRACTICE
Monday 8 May 2017
The introduction of ready-to-use fentanyl vials with integral, peelable syringe labels reduces the risk of compounding errors with this high-risk drug and releases valuable nursing time to care for critically ill patients
PRACTICAL THERAPEUTICS
Monday 8 May 2017
The use of new lipid sources and early parenteral in the post-natal period may have an impact on long-term growth and health of neonates and premature infants
PRACTICAL THERAPEUTICS
Monday 8 May 2017
The goals of treatment of short bowel syndrome in children are to promote intestinal adaptation, maintain growth and development, and prevent complications
PRACTICAL THERAPEUTICS
Monday 8 May 2017
This article concentrates on the postoperative drug management of epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, and myasthenia gravis: three conditions in which medicines play a critical role in their management
PRACTICAL THERAPEUTICS
Monday 8 May 2017
Surgical treatments have been the traditional gold standard definitive therapies for symptomatic fibroids; however, not all women want to undergo surgery and a range of non-surgical alternatives, such as medical management, are now available
PRACTICAL THERAPEUTICS
Monday 8 May 2017
Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease is the most common hereditary renal disease and the fourth leading cause of end-stage renal disease, affecting millions of people worldwide. Here we discuss the first targeted therapy available
LEADER
Monday 8 May 2017
Peer support for ‘second victims’ who suffer emotionally when patients in their care are harmed should be available alongside risk management and error-reporting schemes; it makes no sense to neglect the needs of health care staff
SPONSORED FEATURE
Monday 8 May 2017
Highlights of the Boehringer Ingelheim satellite symposium at the 22nd European Association of Hospital Pharmacists Congress in Cannes on 23 March 2017 are presented
SYMPOSIUM REPORT
Monday 8 May 2017
The handling of cytotoxic drug injections and compounding of parenteral nutrition solutions are both high-risk activities but pharmacists are in a strong position to implement safety measures and effective error-reduction strategies
SYMPOSIUM REPORT
Tuesday 9 May 2017
Containment of hazardous drug vapour by closed system transfer devices is critical; new test methods are providing valuable insights into the performance of these devices and recent studies are suggesting new potential applications
MEETING REPORT
Tuesday 9 May 2017
More than 500 participants gathered in Hyères, France for the 19th European GERPAC conference. Topics included syringes for ready-to-administer injections, advanced therapy medicinal products and lean preparation of cytotoxics
MEETING REPORT
Tuesday 9 May 2017
More than 22,000 participants attended the 51st Midyear Clinical Meeting of ASHP. Programme highlights included implementation of second victim schemes, data-mining to optimise precision medicine, hepatitis C management and mental illness
PHARMACY PRACTICE
Tuesday 9 May 2017
A pilot service evaluation study to assess decolonisation of MRSA, and whether other measures to control MRSA, such as isolation and contact precautions, were implemented appropriately, is presented
PHARMACY PRACTICE
Tuesday 9 May 2017
Why the UK government recommendation for patients admitted to hospital to receive medicines reconciliation from a pharmacist is poorly evidence-based, both with respect to the 24-hour requirement and the need to see all patients is discussed
PHARMACY PRACTICE
Tuesday 9 May 2017
Moorfields eye hospital has established innovative service models of care through its satellite pharmacies, teaching events and engaging with primary care
MEETING REPORT
Thursday 15 June 2017
Improving safety from pharmacy to every point of care was the theme of the BD-supported satellite symposium convened on 23 March 2017 at the 22nd EAHP Congress in Cannes, France.

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