The revision emphasizes training and competency of pharmacists.
There are new guidelines issued by NCCN that make recommendations on how to treat multiple myeloma.
Some pharmacists feel that record-keeping is unduly burdensome and the process has not reduced the production of methamphetamines.
FDA's proposal for new sunscreen regulations address UVA rays as well as other measures consumers may take to protect themselves from UVB rays.
Pharmacists could turn out to be a key factor in the 2008 presidential election. With 10 Republicans and eight Democrats in the running at last count, health care is already emerging as a top issue.
Chlorofluorocarbons substances responsible for thinning the ozone layer, have been almost phased out of use. A few uses deemed essential are still allowed, including some inhalers for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Proposed rules from the Health Resources and Services Administration to make children's hospitals eligible for 340B are moving slowly. And final rules from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will boost costs while cutting reimbursement.
The American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) have issued an update to their Unstable Angina/ Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (UA/NSTEMI) guidelines, last published in 2002.
CMS has proposed a rule that would require durable medical equipment suppliers to obtain a surety bond.
A recent resolution by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists to require postgraduate one-year residencies for all pharmacists involved in direct patient care, has long-term consequences—and brings long-term controversy.