Jessica W. Skelley

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PURPOSE The medication use process comprises several steps. In institutions without full implementation of computerized prescriber order entry (CPOE), transcription is a critical step in this process. As focus is increasingly placed on identifying near-miss errors, this study aimed to compare near-miss transcription error (NMTE) reporting rates between an(More)
To review the use of the novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC) agents for the treatment of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) from relevant clinical trial data. A MEDLINE, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts,, and Google-Scholar searches (1966–March 2016) were conducted using the keywords: thrombocytopenia, NOACs, dabigatran, apixaban,(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the efficacy and safety of canagliflozin (CAN) in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). DATA SOURCES Studies were identified using PubMed, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, MEDLINE, Academic Search Premier, SCOPUS, and Google Scholar from 2011 to August 2013. The following key words were reviewed: canagliflozin,(More)
To review the use of the direct oral anticoagulant (DOAC) agents in inherited thrombophilia based on the literature. MEDLINE, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts, and Google Scholar searches (1970–May 2016) were conducted for case reports, case series, retrospective cohorts, or clinical trials using the key words: protein C deficiency, protein S(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, safety, and efficacy of teplizumab and evaluate relevant clinical trial data. DATA SOURCES Searches of MEDLINE, International Pharmaceutical Abstracts,, American Diabetes Association scientific posters, and Google Scholar (1966-May 2012) were conducted using the key words(More)
In a retrospective study of 19 patients treated with bone grafts of the tibia, nine had ankle symptoms. Eight of the nine had synostoses between the tibia and fibula. Inasmuch as a synostosis is prone to develop after a posterolateral graft, this procedure should be used only when there is an unsatisfactory skin cover for the anterior surface of the tibia.
Purpose: To determine how often boards of pharmacy (BOPs) receive complaints related to licensee’s online behavior, and what types of online behaviors may prompt an investigation of a licensee. Methods: A survey (consisting of questions related to BOP’s management of complaints against licensee online behavior and 10 case vignettes) was adapted from a(More)
PURPOSE The safety and efficacy of the second U.S.-approved long-acting inhaled anticholinergic for controlling bronchospasm in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are reviewed. SUMMARY Aclidinium bromide (Tudorza, Forest Pharmaceuticals) is indicated for long-term maintenance therapy for COPD-associated bronchospasm. It is marketed(More)