Drug therapy

November/December 2021 Issue
Antibiotic Stewardship Throughout the Primary Care Visit: Opportunities for Office Staff [Feature]

Engaging office staff will make your practice’s antibiotic stewardship efforts more effective.

November/December 2021 Issue
Office-Based Strategies to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance [Feature]

The goal is not simply to avoid antibiotics but to use them in a judicious manner. Here are 10 steps family physicians, practices, and leaders can take.

May/June 2021 Issue
How to Integrate Clinical Pharmacists Into Primary Care [Feature]

Clinical pharmacists can take team-based care to the next level.

July/August 2019 Issue
In Support of Buprenorphine Deregulation [Opinion]

Family physicians should join the fight to remove limits on prescribing buprenorphine for opioid use disorder.

May/June 2019 Issue
A Practical Approach to Reducing Patients' Prescription Costs [Feature]

A single screening question and an arsenal of cost-reducing strategies can help you help your patients afford their medications.

November/December 2018 Issue
Six Mobile Apps to Make Prescribing Easier [SPPACES: App Reviews]

These apps can help you more effectively make medication decisions on the go.

November/December 2018 Issue
Preparations for Treating Opioid Use Disorder in the Office [Feature]

Use this guide to plan for offering medication-assisted treatment with buprenorphine.

May/June 2018 Issue
What Needs to Change to Make Deprescribing Doable [Opinion]

Polypharmacy constitutes a real patient-safety issue. Recognizing that is the first step toward change.

May/June 2018 Issue
Deprescribing Unnecessary Medications: A Four-Part Process [Feature]

With too many patients taking too many unnecessary medications, deprescribing has become a required skill for primary care physicians. Here’s how to go about it.

September/October 2016 Issue
Practical Ways to Improve Medication Adherence [The Last Word]

Half of our patients do not take their medications, but we can change that.

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