Akathisia: “Ants in the Pants”
If left unresolved, akathisia can torment patients to sheer exhaustion.
Predicting patient risk of medication-related harm
Clinicians can calculate the risk of a patient suffering medication-related harm post-discharge.
In The Literature's Short Takes
Standardized communication may prevent anticoagulant adverse drug events
What information is needed on discharge to reduce anticoagulant adverse drug events (ADEs)?
Older adults’ interested in conversations about deprescribing
Among older adults, what attitudes exist toward deprescribing?
Reducing adverse drug reactions
Both in and out of the hospital, adverse drug reactions remain a problem.
Multifaceted pharmacist intervention may reduce postdischarge ED visits and readmissions
Can a multifaceted intervention by a clinical pharmacist reduce the rate of ED visits and readmission over the subsequent 180 days?
Creating a digital pill
It’s the latest development in a burgeoning field.
No clear benefit of pharmacist-led medication reconciliation in the community after hospital discharge
Does pharmacist-led medication reconciliation in the community after hospital discharge reduce health care utilization, readmission rates, ED...
A SNF-based enhanced care program may help reduce 30-day readmissions
Does introduction of an Enhanced Care Program affect 30-day readmissions of patients discharged from an acute care hospital to a skilled nursing...