Rice Pharmacist, Amanda Thompson, case report chosen for publication in the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy

Published in News Tag: Larry Okerlund, MD  

Author: Staff

Rice Pharmacist, Amanda Thompson, Pharm.D., submitted a case report to American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy (AJHP). It was was chosen for publication in the June 15, 2016 issue.

Intravenous Lipid Emulsion and High Dose Insulin as Adjunctive Therapy in the Management of Propranolol Toxicity in a Pediatric Patient: A Case Report involved a pediatric patient in the Rice Emergency Services department who had an accidental overdose at home.

Amanda is the lead author; with additional authors: ACMC Hospitalist and Nephrologist, Carlos Franco-Palacios, M.D., and Maria Henricksen, Pharm.D., MPH (former pharmacy student). Care for this patient was provided by Rice Emergency Services Physician, Larry Okerlund, M.D.

The AJHP is the official publication of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP). It publishes peer reviewed scientific papers on contemporary drug therapy and pharmacy practice innovations. It is the most widely known and respected clinical pharmacy journal in the world. Find an abstract of the case report at: http://www.ajhp.org/ content/73/12/880.abstract