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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Consolidating Standing Orders in an Ophthalmic Surgery Center

I could have also given this blog the title, “Help, I am a consultant pharmacist and I have a director of nursing that is going crazy trying to keep up with a group of surgeons who each want a different pre-op standing order for cataract surgeries!” I speak to nurses at surgery centers every day. A common topic of conversation is the issues that can arise when every surgeon wants a different regimen of pre-op Continue Reading

Here comes the sickness

It’s been a Beautiful Fall! Of course we don’t expect it to last. Some folks fear the cold – or that Polar Vortex hokum  – not just for the lower temperatures. Cold outside means we’ll all be spending more time indoors and often with other people. This is the season where we all get to share in the feast of germs because we can’t exist in a bubble. We send the kids off to schools Continue Reading

Lisinopril for MS?

A doctor called recently and asked my opinion on using Lisinopril for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis. What is Lisinopril? Lisinopril is an angiotensin converting enzyme commonly used to treat high blood pressure. It lowers blood pressure by reducing the production of angiotensin II, thereby relaxing arterial muscles. When relaxed, the arteries open more and cause less resistance to blood flow. Hence, lower blood pressure. Discussions about using it for multiple sclerosis started to pop Continue Reading

Customer Collaboration and Feedback

The absolute favorite part of my job is interacting with our customers. Every day brings a unique situation – some good, some not so good, but all important. Feedback from customers is crucial to any business and it is certainly true in the world of sterile compounding. It is amazing what I learn from conversations with physicians, nurses, administrators and buyers.   I have a yellow legal pad on my desk and take notes when Continue Reading

Drug Take Back and the Yellow Jug

Unused Drugs Collected by Local Police. On Saturday, September 27, 2014, Aurora Police joined law enforcement agencies nationwide in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), to collect expired, unused, and unwanted prescription and non-prescription medications. Officials say that expired, unused, and unwanted drugs in homes are a potential source of supply that fuels drug abuse and is an unacceptable risk to public health and safety. Additionally, improperly disposing of drugs adds a toxic burden Continue Reading

Plantar Warts!

Warts are a common viral infection of the skin. Plantar warts grow on the sole of the foot. The virus that causes warts, HPV-1, infects only the superficial layer of skin, producing a thickened callus-like growth that can become quite tender. Plantar warts often go away on their own, without treatment – about 60% of the time. There are a few risk factors for plantar warts; public showers, previously damaged skin, and a weakened immune Continue Reading