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Scorpion Anti-venum

In August of 2011, the US Food and Drug Administration approved Anascorp®, the first specific treatment for scorpion stings by Centruroides scorpions in the United States.  Anascorp®, Centruroides (Scorpion) Immune F(ab’)2 (Equine) Injection, is made from the plasma of  horses immunized with scorpion venom.  The venom-specifi

Pharmacy Contributions in Haiti Relief Efforts by Allison M Mann PharmD

Clinical Pearl: January 22, 2009 – Pharmacy Contributions in Haiti Relief Efforts
 
As I am sure everyone is aware, last week the island nation of Haiti was hit by a devastating earth quake.  This natural event would be devastating for any country, but is an especially large blow to Haiti, the poorest nation in the western hemisphere.  On Saturday, Jan 16th,

Hiring Transplant Pharmacist in Colorado

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) is seeking a Clinical Pharmacist for our Transplant Unit who will be an active member of our interdisciplinary team. As a pioneer in the field of transplant services, UCH understands the importance of a collaborative approach to the successful recovery of a transplant patient. As the only academic hospital in the state of Colorado, UCH leads the way in the most advanced care.

FDA Expands Pneumococcal Vaccine for Older Adults

FDA Expands Pneumococcal Vaccine for Older Adults

 

FDA NEWS RELEASE

 

December 30, 2011 Approval Letter - Prevnar 13

 

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