Daniel Longyhore

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The American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Ambulatory Care Practice Research Network (PRN) considers the role of clinical pharmacists to be fundamental to the success of the Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) model. Within the PCMH, pharmacists can improve the health of populations by participating in activities that optimize medication management.(More)
PURPOSE The physiological and clinical data for using angiotensin-converting- enzyme (ACE) inhibitors to prevent new-onset type 2 diabetes mellitus are reviewed. SUMMARY ACE inhibitors have established their role in hypertension, primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular events, and prevention of progression to and worsening of renal function.(More)
OBJECTIVE To assess the impact of a change from nurse to pharmacist instructors and a new curriculum intended to encourage students' use of physical assessment skills. DESIGN Pharmacist faculty members redesigned the physical assessment curriculum to focus on those assessment skills most likely to be performed by practicing pharmacists. The 5 focus areas(More)
OBJECTIVE To report a case of dysgeusia and dysosmia following midodrine initiation. METHODS/CASE SUMMARY A 58-year-old male started midodrine 5 mg tablets 3 times a day for orthostatic hypotension. Two weeks after starting, he began complaining of dysgeusia and dysosmia. He also reported less of an appetite at this time but did not realize it was due to(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the fasting lipid panel changes that occurred after removing higher potency statins from a prescription formulary. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective chart review. METHODS Researchers compiled data for patients in a medical clinic receiving pharmacy benefits from a particular managed care plan. Patients enrolled in the benefits program at(More)
OBJECTIVE To design and implement an elective course in information mastery and assess its impact on students' ability to identify information needs and formulate clinically relevant, evidence-based answers. DESIGN A semester-long (15-week) elective course was offered to third-year (P3) doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) students that outlined the necessary(More)
Objective. To evaluate whether a relationship exists between the degree of student state-anxiety and pass rates on moderate-to-high stakes objective structured clinical examinations (OSCE). Methods. Third-professional year (P3) students were assessed using the Speilberger State-Trait Anxiety Index (STAI) three weeks prior to their first moderate-to-high(More)
Using an automated method to prospectively identify diabetic patients, we measured the impact of an administrative policy to perform LDL-cholesterol (LDL-c) testing on all diabetics not having the test performed within a specified time period. Automatic testing resulted in significant increases in LDL-c testing rate, and identified a greater proportion of(More)