Government investigates ongoing shortage of i.v. immune globulin
Paul Parker, a pioneer in twentieth-century pharmacy, dies
Accrediting bodies will mesh performance standards
Educational Meetings
NCQA to count performance measures in accreditation score
Education level, values influence pursuit of alternative therapies
Panic-disorder treatment guidelines published
Recommendations for CMV treatment released
News Briefs
Increasing the use of nonprescription drugs in a group-model HMO
Managing C. difficile-associated diarrhea
Shared borders
Clinically oriented pharmacy technicians to augment clinical services
Therapeutic-interchange program for oral histamine H2-receptor antagonists
Stability of vancomycin in an extemporaneously compounded ophthalmic solution
Patients' knowledge of medication care plans after hospital discharge
Home Care '98
ASHP Guidelines on the Safe Use of Automated Medication Storage and Distribution Devices
ASHP Therapeutic Position Statement on the Preferential Use of Metronidazole for the Treatment of Clostridium difficile-Associated Disease
Nicotine patch needs to breathe
Testing commercially available folic acid capsules
Career Opportunities
Journal References
A Dictionary of Natural Products
Books Received