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Since many years gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) is presented as very popular in rave-parties and for bodybuilders. It seems to be a controversy between media coverage and the results of toxicological analysis done in high-level laboratories. In order to clarify this problem, we compiled the data of 6 laboratories. They used the same analytical method by(More)
Sofosbuvir and daclatasvir are direct-acting antiviral drugs used to treat chronic hepatitis C virus infection. In 2015, the Food and Drug Administration and European Medical Agency warned that bradycardia could occur when amiodarone was administered in combination with sofosbuvir, but no case reports had been published. We report extreme bradycardia within(More)
BACKGROUND Despite the efficacy of raltegravir in reducing viral load in HIV-infected patients, evidence for its safety in late pregnancy is lacking. A high rate of placental transfer was recently demonstrated. CASE A treatment-naïve 34-year-old HIV-1-positive woman of African origin began treatment with zidovudine/lamivudine, lopinavir/ritonavir, and(More)
OBJECTIVES The main objective was to evaluate whether the level of agreement of oncology hospital pharmacists with statements on their impact is influenced by the presence or absence of evidence-based data. The secondary objective was to evaluate the relative importance of evidence-based data among factors that may have contributed to oncology pharmacy(More)
INTRODUCTION Healthcare decision makers need to establish priorities and their decisions must be justified. However, few data is available on the prioritization process of the healthcare programs that should benefit from decentralized pharmacists. PATIENTS AND METHODS The main objective was to prioritize healthcare programs according to the perceived(More)
The care pathway of cancer patients is complex and therefore difficult to define. The oral anticancers (AKPO) have shown their benefits to patients and health professionals, however, the risks induced on the care pathway remain unknown. The objective of the study is to define, quantify the risks from AKPO and their effects on the care pathway (breakdown(More)
Since many years gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB) is presented as very popular in rave-parties and for bodybuilders. It seems to be a controversy between media coverage and the results of toxicological analysis done in high-level laboratories. In order to clarify this problem, we compiled the data of 6 laboratories. They used the same analytical method by(More)
OBJECTIVES The primary objective was to examine the consistency of prioritization decisions made by pharmacy residents in a simulated environment where the available resources are constrained. Secondary objectives were to rank the factors that influenced their prioritization and to compare the residents' results with those of Canadian pharmacy leaders. (More)
BACKGROUND Oral psychostimulant (PS) drugs, the pharmacologic treatment of choice for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), have been associated with diseases of abnormal sensitivity to cold (DASC) such as Raynaud phenomenon and acrocyanosis. OBJECTIVES In a cohort of pediatric patients with DASC, we sought to identify prevalence and clinical(More)