New drugs and dosage forms
- Well-timed drug delivery. // Current Health 1;Sep96, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p2
Reports on the increasing attention given by medical researchers to chronotherapy, the concept of a time-release system for medicine.
- Drugs in plastic beads show promise. // Executive Health's Good Health Report;Jun97, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p6
Explores the use of drugs encased in plastic beads as alternative options for administration of drug injections. Advantages of the microsphere drug delivery system; Substances that may be administered by the system.
- Medication instruction design: Younger and older adult schemas for taking medication. Morrow, Daniel G.; Leirer, Von O. // Human Factors;Dec1996, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p556
Examines younger and older adults' schema for taking their medication. Experiment on age differences in schema organization; Experiment on participants recollection of instructions; Adherence and cognitive abilities; Aging and adherence; Instruction for older adults; Ward's minimum variance...
- Cancer drug targets Alzheimer's. Gillings, Annabel // New Scientist;11/25/95, Vol. 148 Issue 2005, p24
States that a drug used to treat breast cancer also reduces the size of harmful protein deposits in AL amyloidosis, a disease similar to Alzheimer. Information of protein deposits.
- New licensed drugs. Ferner, R.E. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/09/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7066, p1157
Discusses the undesirable impact of general use of newly licensed drugs. Failure of the licensing process to define uncommon adverse effects; Absence of relative efficacy in licensing decisions; Licensing decisions made by the UK Licensing Authority through the Medicines Control Agency;...
- Fundamental Aspects of Medicines. Mitchell, Gary // Emergency Nurse;Mar2013, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p10
The article reviews the book ``Fundamental Aspects of Medicines,'' by Jon Waterfieid and Peter Rivers.
- Medicine Management Skills for Nurses. Mitchell, Gary // Nursing Older People;Oct2013, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p10
No abstract available.
- The wetter, the better. Wolfe, Yun Lee // Prevention;Jan97, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p52
Reports that liquid may help certain angina medications work faster. The effect of the water when taking sublingual nitrates or nitrate mouth sprays; The research of Scott Kinlay and associates as reported in the September 1, 1996 `American Journal of Cardiology.'
- Drug regimens for adults and adolescents. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/27/1997 Supplement RR-12, Vol. 46, p28
Provides statistical information on drug regimens for adults and adolescents.
- Expiration explanation. P.G.O'C. // Cortlandt Forum;04/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p130
Answers the questions on the expiration of drugs. Method used by manufacturers in determining the expiration date of drugs; Existence of any reports of patients' having been harmed by using drugs after the expiration date has passed.