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Vitamin C in Sepsis

Posted on March 15, 2020 in: Professional Practice

Jamie George, Pharm.D.; Carly Burns, Pharm.D.; Christopher DeBiase, Pharm.D.; Nicole Elkhoury, Pharm.D., pharmacy residents, Ascension St. John Hospital, Detroit Sepsis is a life-threatening illness induced by infection. It affects 1.7 million adults in the United States each year and is responsible for over 250,000 deaths.1 Septic shock is a subset of sepsis in which metabolic and circula...

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Vishnuprabha D. Vogel, Pharm.D., BCOP, BCPS, pharmacy manager, Henry Ford Health System The juxtaposition of the rapidly evolving healthcare environment paired with increasing volume of exponentially expensive pharmaceutical agents requires proactive establishment of pharmacy revenue integrity (PRI) framework, policy and procedures. Ensuring optimal PRI requires oversight of steps throughout th...

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Matt Rico, Pharm.D., PGY1 pharmacy practice resident at Ascension Genesys Hospital, Grand Blanc In fall 2019, the American Thoracic Society (ATS) and Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) released a long-anticipated update to the community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) guidelines, the first update since 2007.1 These recommendations come at an opportune time as recent literature from Vau...

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Amber Lanae Martirosov, Pharm.D., BCACP, BCPS, clinical pharmacy specialist, ambulatory care, Henry Ford Health System, clinical assistant professor, department of pharmacy practice, Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and Kristin Soreide, Pharm.D., pharmacist, Henry Ford Health System Transitions of care (TOC) is defined as the care surrounding a pa...

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By Joan Zhang, Pharm.D.; Christina Sudyk, Pharm.D.; Laura McKeown, Pharm.D., PGY1 residents at Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), pneumonia accounts for roughly 1.7 million emergency department visits a year.1 It affects over 5.6 million patients annually and results in over $12 million in healthcare costs.2 In October 2019, the American ...

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