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Top 5 Common Medication Errors

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Vision impaired? Listen to this article! Use of household measuring devices The pharmacological definition of a teaspoon is 5 ml. However, household “teaspoons” vary in size from 2 ml to 10 ml. To ensure accuracy when measuring, pharmacists should encourage consumers (especially parents of young children) to buy graduated cylinders in various sizes (e.g. 10 […]

Cystic Fibrosis: An Overview

Vision impaired? Listen to this article! Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive disease and the most common lethal genetic disease in Caucasians. It occurs as a result of a mutation in CF gene, which is found in chromosome 7. The CF gene regulates the production of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator protein (CFTR) protein […]