- A case of a laboratory animal feed with high estrogenic activity andits impact on in vivo responses to exogenously administered estrogens Kirkland, John L.; Makela, Sari; Stancel, George M.; Adlercreutz, Herman; Chiappetta, Constance; Goodwin, Bradford; Murthy, Lata; Boettger-Tong, Holly // Environmental Health Perspectives;Jul1998, Vol. 106 Issue 7, p369
We recently noted that immature rats failed to exhibit a normal uterine response to exogenously administered estradiol as assessed by both biochemical (induction of gene expression) and morphological (altered uterine and vaginal histology and size) end points. An initial analysis suggested that...
- Using drugs to treat mental illness. // Current Health 2;Feb1986, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p19
Psychotropic drugs are those which affect mental function, behavior or experience. They are part of a biological approach to mental illness that recognizes that chemical imbalances may be responsible for abnormal behavior.
- The pharmacists role in patient care. Schulz, R.M.; Brushwood, D.B. // Hastings Center Report;Jan/Feb91, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p12
Suggests an expansion of the role of pharmacists including the area of patient advocacy. Current confusion about the role of pharmacists; Assessing risks and enhancing patient autonomy; Questions about drug safety and efficacy; Justifiable paternalism; More.
- Using computers to catch adverse drug events. // RN;Apr92, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p16
Reports that researchers at LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City say they've improved their detection of adverse drug events (ADEs) by about 600 percent. Creation of computerized ADE monitor; Hospital's computerized medical records; Daily printouts.
- Analgesics and anti-inflammatories. Rodman, Morton J.; Hurley, Mary Lou // RN;Jan93, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p54
Presents a list of over-the-counter (OTC) analgesics and their interactions with other substances. Acetaminophen; Aspirin; Ibuprofen; Interaction with alcohol, oral anticoagulants, food, diuretics, heparin, methotrexate, thrombolytic agents, anti-seizure drugs, sulfinpyrazone, charcoal,...
- Rx patients, counseling are changing. Gosselin, Ray // Drug Topics;7/21/97, Vol. 141 Issue 14, p11
Presents information on the importance of human dynamics to the pharmaceutical process. Dynamic nature of consumer quality and quantity; Description of the typical pharmacy patient; Training of pharmacists to react to all types of characters, and challenges.
- Business barometer. // Drug Topics;10/6/97, Vol. 141 Issue 19, p25
Presents information which pertains to pharmacology in the United States which is illustrated in diagram. Total retail trade sales for July, 1997.
- Capital capsules. Conlan, Michael F. // Drug Topics;10/6/97, Vol. 141 Issue 19, p27
Presents information which relates to pharmacology in the United States. Details on home care reform; Proposal for privacy guidelines pertaining to access to patient health records without patients' consent; Who has President Clinton nominated as the director of Centers for Disease Control (CDC).
- FDA approvals. // Geriatrics;Jan94, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p16
Presents various medical products which have been approved by the Food and Drug Authority (FDA).
- Getting a fix on pharmacology. Harris, Neil // New Scientist;5/1/93, Vol. 138 Issue 1871, p52
Looks at career prospects in pharmacology. Action of drugs on body; Multidisciplinary nature; Education; Pharmaceutical industry; Comments from pharmacologists.