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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

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Recent Issues

December 2004


Book Review

Miracle Cure: How to Solve the American Health Care Crisis and Why Canada Isn’t the Answer

Dr. Vogenberg reviews a new book by Sally C. Pipes that presents ideas for reforming health care policies in the U.S. and Canada.
F. Randy Vogenberg, RPh, PhD

Contemporary Issues Affecting P&T Committees. Part 2: Beyond Managed Care

The authors discuss the changing structures and tasks of P&T committees and the influence of managed care.
Sanjeev Balu, BPharm, MBA, Paul O’Connor, RPh, MBA, and F. Randy Vogenberg, RPh, PhD

Continuing Education Credit

Preventive Therapies for Migraine Headache

Dr. Banks presents a detailed review of the agents that may play a role in the prevention and treatment of migraine.
James W. Banks, MD



An Open Letter to Santa Claus

Karl Matuszewski, MS, PharmD, presents his wish list to Santa Claus for the coming year.
Karl A. Matuszewski, MS, PharmD

Medication Errors

Insights into Human Nature Can Improve Our Safety Systems

Matthew Grissinger, RPh, FASCP, discusses how insight into human nature can help pharmacists attain increased job satisfaction and avoid errors in the workplace.
Matthew Grissinger, RPh, FASCP

Prescription: Washington

Drug Safety Drama: FDA Opens Curtain on a New Era and New Guidance Documents

Stephen Barlas discusses the FDA’s new advisory guidance documents for drug companies to enhance safety and to avoid future recalls such as the recent one involving rofecoxib (Vioxx®).
Stephen Barlas

New Drugs/Drug News/New Medical Devices

P&T presents the latest information about FDA approvals, drug indications, industry updates, and new devices.

Drug Forecast

Trospium Chloride in the Treatment of Overactive Bladder

Amber Bell, PharmD Candidate, Marlon Honeywell, PharmD, Fran Close, PhD, Evans Branch III, PharmD, Nathaniel Eraikhuemen, PharmD, amd Angela Massey, PharmD, BCPS