Mr NH, a year-old white man, presents with a query about use of painkillers. You ask him to explain the nature of his query about pain relief. He asks whether it could be migraine. On further discussion, Mr NH admits that he may be using the soluble analgesics too much but cannot remember how often.
OTC Case Studies: Eye Infections
Case Studies (May )
Duquesne University Pharmacy was an early adopter of a pharmacy-based National DPP lifestyle change program and began working with its first group of participants in September With funding from the American Medical Association Foundation in October , the pharmacy used multiple strategies to assess the prediabetes risk of its patients to identify participants for this program. These strategies included screening and testing pharmacy patients and conducting community screening events. Duquesne University Pharmacy began offering prediabetes screening and blood glucose testing in the pharmacy and through a mobile health clinic that it operates in underserved communities. As recommended by the National DPP, the goal was to first screen for prediabetes and then follow up with a blood glucose test if needed. The pharmacy also worked with Duquesne University to set up a formal referral process for all university employees.
Q: ML is a year-old woman who has had pain in her eyes for approximately 1 week, with no other issues. She says she feels as if she has something in her eyes, like sand. Upon inspection, ML's eyes look normal with no discoloration.
On July 6, , a University of Wisconsin-Stout student, went to the K-Mart in Menomonie, Wisconsin, to fill her prescription for oral contraceptives, birth control pills. The only pharmacist on duty, Neil Noesen, asked if she intended to use the prescription for contraception. When she replied in the affirmative, Noesen, a Roman Catholic, refused to fill the prescription, explaining that to do so would be against his religious beliefs. She thought that he was kidding.