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“Common prescribing errors could be mitigated,” the study concluded, “through the introduction of electronic prescribing in the emergency department.”
“Pharmacists are an increasingly important component of the trauma team, as evidenced by growth over the last decade,” wrote Blake Porter PharmD, and colleagues.


Jeremy Kenter, DO, board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician and chief medical officer of Ally Medical Emergency Rooms, breaks down challenges in emergency medicine, and discusses Ally Medical ER—a system of emergency room facilities that are…
A 28-year-old man shows up at the emergency department with severe calf pain after exercising. The patient was on prescription sertraline and said he took dietary supplements before working out. What was his ultimate diagnosis?
A patient is treated for a prescription opioid overdose in the emergency department of a major medical center. What can the pharmacist do to limit the likelihood that the patient will overdose again?
Jeffrey Bratberg, PharmD, clinical professor at the University of Rhode Island, discusses why pharmacists should take the lead in promoting naloxone.

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