Pharmacotherapy

June 16, 2022
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How Biogaia Drops Work to Relieve Baby’s Colic and Stomach Pain

There is a lot of conflicting information out there on the internet about biogaia drops and if they are safe for newborns. Some people say that they are safe and others say that they are not. I decided to do some research on the topic and this is what I found.
April 6, 2022

How To Make Home Parenteral Nutrition Easy?

Speaking of home parenteral nutrition, you have to realize that we are talking about completely different patients that hospitalized patients, these people, they don't want only to survive; they want to be active; they want to be able to work; they want to learn; they want to travel; they want to have kids.
March 23, 2022

Double Check VASOPRESSORS Independently

Vasopressors are medications that are used to assist with raising blood pressure which is important to manage in critically ill patients as it can it can lead to organ damage and even death. There are different vasopressors based on which receptors they activate and to which extent. If your patient requires a vasopressor drip for blood pressure control, he/she should be in the intensive care unit (ICU) and receive the medication preferably through a central line.
March 21, 2022

Why Does the Type of Lipid Matter for ICU Patients?

A lipid emulsion can improve cell structure and metabolism. It may reduce the risk of infection and limit the duration of hospitalization. Moreover, it can increase the likelihood of an early discharge to a general ward. Several lipid emulsions are available in the market.
March 11, 2022

Micronutrients: Micro in Amount Macro Impact.

There is a significant gap in the knowledge of the role of micronutrients in parenteral nutrition. Although the field is evolving, the current guidelines are still the benchmark for clinical practice.
February 27, 2022

Glycerophosphate Compatibility

One of the internes was asking about diluent compatibility of glycerophosphate and for fluid restricted patients what is the minimum amount of fluid to be use for dilution!?
February 23, 2022

Does SPN really matter?

Supplemental parenteral nutrition Supplemental parenteral nutrition, which we call SPN. And today the question is, does SPN really matter? It is the addition of parenteral nutrition […]
February 18, 2022

Choosing the right protein bag when prescribing TPN

Choosing the right protein bag when prescribing parenteral nutrition to your patients. look at to nutritional management how much protein, when to give and just lastly, discussing some practical applications.
February 15, 2022
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Therapeutic Equivalency – ARB and ACEI

FDA defines the term Therapeutic equivalent to include generically equivalent products, therapeutic interchange or substitution in the hospital setting generally refers to drugs that are not generically identical.
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