It's your day, pharmacists! Here's a roundup of our top 5 stories by infectious disease pharmacists, for infectious disease pharmacists.
Pharmacists: Where would we be without you?
From keeping up with the latest bugs and drugs to practicing vigilent antimicrobial stewardship, we owe you our appreciation (and in some cases, our lives).
Today, January 12, 2023, is National Pharmacist Day. It's likely you are just as busy today as every day, but if you find a moment of respite, these top 5 pharmacist articles are curated for you.
By Madeline King-Patel, PharmD, BCIDP
Telemedicine use is likely to continue expanding even as the COVID-19 pandemic slowly resolves.
John Parkinson in conversation with Robert Popovian, PharmD, MS
A new study finds there are more pharmacies than physician practices in these areas; however, these inequities offer an opportunity for pharmacists to step-in and provide vaccine education and administration.
By Esther Esadah, PharmD; and Laura L. Bio, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP
The limitation in the number of pediatric-specific guidelines by professional organizations, and results from large randomized clinical trials, may place an additional emphasis on literature evaluation skills for pediatric ASP pharmacists.
By Kerry LaPlante, PharmD, FCCP, FIDSA, FIDP; and Glenn S. Tillotson, PhD, FIDSA, FCCP
Although there are challenges for clinical and infectious disease pharmacists when trying to apply this concept, here are some considerations and strategies to employ stewardship in this setting.
By Jason Gallagher, PharmD, FCCP, FIDP, FIDSA, BCPS
The Paxlovid approval reaffirms the importance of pharmacists in fighting COVID-19.