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Drug shortages cause scrambles in primary care | ACP Internist

Physicians are prescribing drugs and dosages they normally wouldn't to fill the gaps in drug manufacturing shortages. Learn more about what the federal government is doing about shortages and what internists can expect in the near future.

QD: News Every Day--Drug shortages lead to treatment delays, death : ACP Internist

Crucial drugs are running in short supply and patients are dying as a result. Much of the problem stem from manufacturing problems that i...

QD: News Every Day--Two-thirds of internists affected by drug shortages : ACP Internist

Two-thirds of physicians responded that drug shortages have impacted their ability to prescribe medications, an ACP Internist survey reveal...

QD: News Every Day--White House wades into drug shortage problem : ACP Internist

President Obama ordered the Food and Drug Administration to alleviate drug shortages by broadening reporting of potential shortages, speed...

QD: News Every Day--Drug shortages lead to reuse of one-dose vials, staph outbreaks : ACP Internist

Two outbreaks of Staphylococcus aureus in Delaware and Arizona occurred when drug shortages led medical staff to re-use single-dose vials f...

May 2012 | ACP Internist

ACP Internist provides news and information for internal medicine physicians about the practice of medicine and reports on the policies, products, and activities of ACP.

Drugs come up short for doctors, patients | ACP Internist

Drug shortages, especially among injectables and cancer medications, have left physicians and patients alike wondering where their next doses will come from. Even simple antibiotics have become scarce commodities.

QD: News Every Day--Half of hospitals buy gray market drugs : ACP Internist

Severe shortages for life-saving medications have driven a "gray market" in the wholesale drug supply industry, a watchdog group reports. ...

QD: News Every Day--Doctors adopt smartphones during patient encounters : ACP Internist

About one in five doctors has stuck with pen and paper during the clinical exam. The rest have adopted some form of technology in the exam r...

Warnings on testosterone, new antibiotic approved | ACP Internist

This update covers a label change on testosterone products clarifying that they are approved only for men who have low testosterone levels, as well as the approval of ceftazidime-avibactam (Avycaz) to treat complicated intra-abdominal infections.

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