Potassium Chloride: a clinical overview

Potassium Chloride: a clinical overview GlobalRPh medical writer Check out some of the recently added calculators Potassium correction based on pH Potassium Deficit Calculator 2 to 3 additional calculators will be added soon. Potassium Supplements   Potassium chloride is vital for every cell in the human body. This essential mineral

Study results: Underutilization of generics by U.S. Ophthalmologists

One of the highest healthcare costs for patients in the United States is prescription drug spending. Each year prescription drug spending reaches around $300 billion of the total national healthcare expenditure, this number keeps on rising every year. Generic medications are approved by the FDA and have similar effectiveness and

COVID-19 Increasing Ventilator Capacity – Overview

Ventilator to 4 patients - Covid-19

GlobalRPh student writer One of the major problems in most hospitals during the COVID-19 outbreak is the lack of sufficient ventilators for patients. As of March 25, 2020, there are more than 400,000 cases of coronavirus globally and at least 18,000 deaths.     New assessment tool Check out the CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19) ASSESSMENT

A Comprehensive Guide to Normal Lab Values

Comprehensive Guide to Normal Lab Values, lab results

Comprehensive Guide to Normal Lab Values Laboratory testing involves the checking of blood, urine, and body tissue samples in order to see if the resulting lab values fall within the normal range. Lab values are used to determine a patient’s overall health and well-being. There are many factors that can affect a

Gastrointestinal Diseases – Overview

GlobalRPh student writer Gastrointestinal diseases (aka GI disease or GI disorder) are those that affect the digestive tract (GI tract). This may include sections from the esophagus to the rectum, and the accessory digestive organs liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. Gastrointestinal diseases can be acute, chronic, or recurrent. It covers a wide

Vancomycin – Overview

Basic Review - Vancomycin GlobalRPh Student writer Vancomycin is a drug that is beneficial in the case of life-threatening bacterial infections and should be used only to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by susceptible bacteria. Common administration routes: intravenously, orally or by inhalation. The

Understanding Hepatitis – Overview

GlobalRPH student writer Weighing in at approximately 2.4 to 3 pounds, the liver is the largest and one of the busiest internal organs. It’s also the only organ that can regenerate. It’s the liver that converts dietary nutrients into substances that the body can use. It filters the blood and helps

Iron Deficiency and Anemia – Signs and Therapeutic Options


Iron Deficiency and Anemia GlobalRPh student writer Iron is an essential mineral. Be it forming and oxygenating blood cells and hemoglobin, maintaining the immune system, or contributing to cognitive function, the human body needs iron. This said, iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency in the world. Almost 2 billion people

Potassium Chloride: a clinical overview