Best practices for safe medication administration

Recently, an inadvertent injection of chlorhexidine during a radiological procedure led to the tragic death of a 69-year-old grandmother named.


India changes patent law to meet WTO treaty, making new medicines less available to most citizens, other countries

By presidential decree India changed its patent law in December 2004 to meet a January 2005 deadline to allow patents on the chemical,


Medical innovation prize fund: new idea in drug development

A proposal to change the way pharmaceuticals are developed by "separating the market for innovation from the market for medicines"


A same-day standard for responding to drug information requests by a pharmaceutical company

A system is described that provides the necessary support for a pharmaceutical company drug information department to provide timely,



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Looking back - pharmaceutical

Looking back - pharmaceutical industry over the past yearAs the year comes to a close, it is natural to look back to see how the industry has fared. Our annual employment survey,

Medicaid drugs

Medicaid drugsThe following commentary unites a collection of articles primarily concerned with prescription drug issues in Medicaid.

Medicine and the Media

Medicine and the Media - physician comments on pharmaceutical advertisement on televisionThe hair on the back of my neck stands up and I get an acid stomach when I watch the new ads on television for pharmaceutical products.

Research tips: to find packaging facts fast

Research tips: to find packaging facts fast: various sources, including Web sites, journals, and books can help ease the challenges many pharmaceutical makers face when looking for data related to packagingIn an industry as complex and regulated as pharmaceutical, locating the right packaging information is sometimes a bigger challenge,