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P&T® Journal contents for August 2002

Features

The NAWD technique was used to test gram-negative and gram-positive isolates against antimicrobial agents.
Hangnga Vu, BS, Lana F. McCoy, Edith Carino, BS, Joyce Washington, BS, Thanh Dang, BS, Cynthia Villareal, BS, Judah Rosenblatt, PhD, Cassie Maness, Richard Goodheart, John P. Heggers, PhD
The authors investigated which loading dose of warfarin would be safe and efficacious in their facility.
Johnathan Hass, PharmD, Ji Koo, PharmD, and Keith Forster, PharmD
This article reviews the etiology of migraines and discusses how triptans can treat them.
Sahar Swidan, PharmD, BCPS
Continuing Education
Parathyroid hormone offers a new method of treating osteoporosis, by increasing bone volume and replacing connectivity.
Christine Simonelli, MD

Departments

Editorial
Editor-in-Chief David Nash wonders, "Can Integrated Systems Improve Medication Safety?"
David B. Nash, MD, MBA
Drug News
The latest information about approvals, indication changes, industry updates, and news from the FDA.
Medication Errors
Matthew Grissinger, RPh discusses how insights into the ways that health professionals perform their tasks will improve safety systems.
Matthew Grissinger, RPh
Prescription Washington
Stephen Barlas