In this issue...
NCQA accreditation 2000 standards note pharmacist's role, need for DUE
Guidelines address role of aerosolized antibiotics in cystic fibrosis
Guideline offers help in managing sickle-cell pain
Minnesota researchers find few differences in HMO, fee-for-service care of acute myocardial infarction
Appointments & Promotions
FDA to propose tracking, notification system for plasma-derived products
Pharmacist on care team contributes to better outcomes in patients with heart failure
CDC broadens recommendations for hepatitis A vaccination
Drug addiction treatment guide released
Consumer group touts generics
Therapeutics research centers named by AHCPR
Pharmacists in all countries should join wider efforts to improve health, says FIP president
News Briefs
Scott keynotes Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin meeting
Georgia Society holds annual meeting, installation
Washington Metropolitan Society meets in Baltimore
Chapter Briefs
Choosing what to post on a pharmacy intranet web page
Ganirelix Acetate Rabeprazole Sodium
Influenza outbreak in a long-term-care facility: Considerations for pharmacy
Quality of consumer drug information provided by four Web sites
Subcutaneous phytonadione for reversal of warfarin-induced elevation of the International Normalized Ratio
Stability of levofloxacin in an extemporaneously compounded oral liquid
Pharmacist-coordinated program to improve use of pharmacotherapies for reducing risk of coronary artery disease in low-income adults
One-year experience with a pharmacist-coordinated nutritional support clinic
Delivery of omeprazole and lansoprazole granules through a nasogastric tube in vitro
Factors influencing students' attitudes toward pharmaceutical care
Can science measure art?
A public-policy strategy for drug formularies: Preparation or procrastination?
Syndromes of abnormal fat redistribution and metabolic complications in HIV-infected patients
Importance of identifying foreign drugs
More citizen-soldier pharmacists needed
High-dose amoxicillin in new guidelines for treatment of otitis media in children
Career Opportunities