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P&T® Journal contents for December 2004

Features

Book Review
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
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
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

Departments

Editorial
Karl Matuszewski, MS, PharmD, presents his wish list to Santa Claus for the coming year.
Karl A. Matuszewski, MS, PharmD
Medication Errors
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
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
P&T presents the latest information about FDA approvals, drug indications, industry updates, and new devices.
Drug Forecast
Amber Bell, PharmD Candidate, Marlon Honeywell, PharmD, Fran Close, PhD, Evans Branch III, PharmD, Nathaniel Eraikhuemen, PharmD, amd Angela Massey, PharmD, BCPS