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In August Daiichi Sankyo and Eli Lilly and Company launched U.S. sales of Effient (prasugrel), a new antiplatelet medication to prevent stent thrombosis, which clinical studies show to be more...

Gregg W. Stone, M.D., offered a preview Sept. 10 of some of the key, late-breaking clinical trials and trends in interventional cardiology that will be presented during the Transcatheter...

September 1, 2009 – AstraZeneca last week announced results from the phase III head to head trial, PLATO (A Study of Platelet Inhibition and Patient Outcomes), which demonstrate that ticagrelor (...

June 1, 2009 - Results and updates from eight studies were presented during a late-breaking trials session at Heart Failure 2009, May 30 – June 2 in Nice, France.

Professor John McMurray,...

Whether you are in a hectic ER, ICU, OR, cardiology or other diagnostic department, or overseeing an outpatient clinic, steps always need to be taken to ensure that critical storage requirements...

New technology has helped miniaturized bar-code drug administration and patient monitoring systems, eliminating the need for bulky machines or cart-based devices. The pocket-sized devices have...

Despite advances in our understanding of the pathophysiology of pain and the pharmacology of analgesic drugs, as well as increasing emphasis on adequate pain management [1], pain control remains...

The clinical definition of intraoperative awareness — consciousness during general anesthesia — is a seemingly simple explanation for a complex, and controversial, phenomenon. Opinions surrounding...

Safe medication administration at the hospital bedside is not simply a matter of a nurse handing out the right meds at the right time and to the right patient, of course. Today, the practice is a...