U.S. Pharmacist

(ISSN: 0148-4818)

Articles Available on Medscape

  • Prostate Cancer Review 
    This review summarizes current approaches to prostate cancer screening, diagnosis, and treatment. What recent advances have been made in characterizing disease risk and expanding therapeutic options?
  • Managing Chronic and Acute COPD Exacerbations 
    Review an updated pharmacotherapy treatment algorithm and new recommendations for the prevention and management of acute COPD exacerbations as presented in the latest GOLD guidelines.
  • Updates in Pharmacotherapy for Melanoma 
    This article reviews the latest new and emerging systemic therapies for advanced melanoma, including immunotherapy and targeted therapy.
  • Hormonal Contraceptive Consent by Minors 
    Under what circumstances and in which states can minors obtain hormonal contraceptives without parental consent? Review the legal and confidentiality requirements of this situation in this article.
  • Managing Neurologic Complications of Chronic HCV Infection 
    This article highlights some of the extrahepatic and neurologic complications of chronic HCV infection. What role can the community pharmacist play in their identification and management?
  • Heart Failure Guidelines: Introduction to the New Agents 
    Review updated guidelines for the management of heart failure that have been revised to include the two novel pharmacologic agents sacubitril/valsartan and ivabradine.
  • Pharmacotherapy for Primary Headache Disorders in the Emergency Department 
    This article reviews assessment and treatment of patients who present in the emergency department with headache. What options are available for treating acute headache in this setting?
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Review of Treatment Options 
    This article summarizes the latest in nonpharmacologic treatment options and drug therapy for irritable bowel syndrome. What should be the initial approach to management?
  • Metabolic Challenges in Mental Health 
    This review examines potential adverse metabolic side effects associated with antipsychotic drugs, which can lead to an increased risk of metabolic syndrome in patients with serious mental illness.
  • Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter 2 Inhibitors: An Overview 
    SGLT2 inhibitors are promising new agents for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, but there are risks to be considered. Which patients would most benefit?
  • New Drug Review 2017 
    Find out what there is to know about promising new treatments for type 2 diabetes, dermatitis, plaque psoriasis, and asthma.
  • Review of Selected NMEs 2017 
    Learn about the profiles of recently approved new molecular entities in this review.
  • Gynecologic Cancers: What Every Woman Should Know 
    This article reviews how to counsel women concerning gynecologic cancer signs and symptoms, risk factors, possible preventive measures, and the latest treatments.
  • The Pharmacologic Management of Endometriosis 
    Review the various drug therapies for the treatment of endometriois in this overview.
  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction: An Often-Misdiagnosed Condition 
    Learn the symptoms and etiology of vocal cord dysfunction, which is often misdiagnosed as asthma or exercise-induced bronchospasms. How can it be differentiated from these conditions?
  • The Pharmacist's Role in Pain Management During Transitions of Care 
    As medication experts on the healthcare team, pharmacists play a crucial role in care coordination, medication reconciliation, and patient education during transitions of care.
  • Managing Abdominal Hernias 
    Learn about nonsurgical and surgical management for three common types of abdominal hernias, as well as postoperative care, in this review.
  • The Community Pharmacist's Role in Managing Lower Back Pain 
    The pharmacist may be the first healthcare professional consulted for back pain. Familiarize yourself with the most recent guidelines recommended by the ACP in this article.
  • Addressing the Polypharmacy Conundrum 
    Polypharmacy has become a serious problem, and is especially problematic for the elderly, with many using more than eight medications. What can you do to address this situation?
  • Managing Chronic Kidney Disease With MTM 
    Medication therapy management in patients with CKD poses unique challenges. This article reviews medication related problems associated with CKD, including nonadherence and medication reconciliation.

Journal Information

Mission Statement: US Pharmacist is a monthly journal dedicated to providing the nation's pharmacists with up-to-date, authoritative, peer-reviewed clinical articles relevant to contemporary pharmacy practice in a variety of settings, including community pharmacy, hospitals, managed care systems, ambulatory care clinics, home care organizations, long-term care facilities, industry and academia.