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Monthly Archives: June 2011

June Bulletin Available Online

June 2011 DEPARTMENTS Materia Medica……………………238 Drug-Induced Lupis Erythematosus (DILE) John Lech, PharmD Richard F. Presel, PharmD Candidate Legal Report ……………………….242 You’ve Got Mail! Albert Lee, Esq Paul Welk, Esq Feature ……………………………….246 Primary Care in Pennsylvania Linda L. Smith Financial Health … Continue reading

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Animal Bites

All animal bites must be reported to the Allegheny County Health Department Infectious Disease Dept at (412) 578-8062 so that an investigation of the case can be made. RECOMMENDATIONS IF ANIMAL BITE OCCURS: Confine biting animal if possible. Try to … Continue reading

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PA resources on POLST, DNR and End of Life Care.

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has developed resources for patients and their families to help with understanding Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) Orders and Pennsylvania – Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) options.   PA Department of Health Resources Keywords: Out-Of-Hospital Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) Orders … Continue reading

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May 2011 Bulletin Available Online

Articles Materia Medica…………………… 204 Intravenous Acetaminophen: Has an Old Dog Learned New Tricks? Meghan Groth, pharmd Special Report……………………… 209 Volunteer Opportunity: Local Refugee Care Mentoring Program Legal Report……………………….. 210 The New Medicare Shared Savings Program and Proposed ACO Regulations William … Continue reading

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