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Background: Managing schizophrenic patients with agitation in the emergency room requires medications with a rapid onset of effect. Intravenous administration is impractical, and intramuscular dosing may be risky for both patients and health care professionals. The intranasal route may offer short Tmax with safer administration. Intranasal haloperi...
Background Clinical safety is an essential component of health care quality. The EVADUR study showed that 12% of patients who were in the emergency department (ED) had adverse events (AE). 70% of them were considered avoidable. Purpose To describe pharmaceutical interventions (PI) conducted by a pharmaceutical care system (PCP) in an ED and calcula...
Objective: To analyze medication errors detected by an embedded pharmacist in patients that remained in the emergency services for more than 48 hours. Method: 12-month observational prospective study. We recorded the medication error types and the patients' socio-demographic and clinical characteristics, by evaluating the possible causes for detect...
Teriparatide is considered the first anabolic drug to treat established osteoporosis. Intermittent administration of Pth leads to cAMP presence that produces proliferation and differentiation of progenitors. Teriparatide, a 1-34 PTH fragment, has demonstrated in several studies in postmenopausal women, men osteoporosis and corticosteroid-induced os...
Vertebral fracture is found mostly incidentally. Lateral Thorax x-ray (LTxR) is a useful tool for the diagnosis of vertebral deformities diagnosis in thoracic spine. The aim of the study is to know the prevalence of osteoporotic vertebral fractures in patients from an Internal Medicine unit with unrelated osteoporosis diagnosis. Patients and method...