About P&T JournalContacts:
Editorial: Sonja Sherritze, Editor
Advertising: Maureen Dwyer Liberti,
Vice President, Group Publisher
Production: Mary Ellen Curry,
Director of Production Services
Circulation: Jackie Ott, Circulation Manager
Statement of Purpose
Guidelines for Authors
Drug Shortages (4-Part Series)
One hospital shows how they anticipate and cope with drug shortages.
Noreen H. Chan-Tompkins, PharmD, Roxane Curinga, and Toni Fera, Pharm D
Lawrence M. Prescott, PhD
A new book gives health care providers evidence-based information on herbal medicine.
Peter Chodoff, MD, MPH
An Economic Analysis of Alternative Step-Up Therapies in Asthma Patients Receiving Inhaled Corticosteriods
This study analyzed health care claims data to compare the costs of different asthma drug therapies.
Daniel A. Ollendorf, MPH, Alyssa S. Pozniak, BA, Brian W. Bowers, PharmD, and Gerry Oster, PhD
Continuing Education Credit
This article discusses the possible causes of steroid-resistant asthma and treatment for patients who have it.
Stephen B. Moody, MSPharm
Do doctors know what’s good for them when they eat at medical conferences?
John La Puma, MD, FACP
Editor-in-Chief David B. Nash describes how, “FARS and FFIRS” programs can help fight medication errors.
David B. Nash, MD, MBA
The latest information about approvals, indication changes, industry updates, and news from the FDA.
Matthew Grissinger, RPh, discusses the
possible dangers resulting from careless
use of fentanyl patches.
Matthew Grissinger, RPh
A new Alzheimer’s drug that is highly selective for acetylcholinesterase.
Martin S. Maltz, RPh, MS and Harold L. Kirschenbaum, MS, PharmD