Advanced Pharmacology Resources PUB MED Literature

I searched through PUB MED to find some current articles that look potentially interesting for this course content. Of course I don’t have the time to review all of them, but this will give you a head start with your preps!

Scroll to the bottom to find the latest articles posted for 2016-2017!

Teaching pharmacology to advanced practice nursing students: issues and strategies.
Schwertz DW, Piano MR, Kleinpell R, Johnson J.
AACN Clin Issues. 1997 Feb;8(1):132-46. Review.

A comparison of student outcomes following problem-based learning instruction versus traditional lecture learning in a graduate pharmacology course.
Miller SK.
J Am Acad Nurse Pract. 2003 Dec;15(12):550-6.

Pharmacology education: a theoretical framework of applied pharmacology and therapeutics.
Banning M.
Nurse Educ Today. 2003 Aug;23(6):459-66. Review.

Searching for answers: proper prescribing of controlled prescription drugs.
Brown ME, Swiggart WH, Dewey CM, Ghulyan MV.
J Psychoactive Drugs. 2012 Jan-Mar;44(1):79-85. Review.
PMID: 22641969 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLIne

Prescribing prophylaxis to patients who have been exposed to HIV.
Bagley S.
Emerg Nurse. 2012 Mar;19(10):16-9. Review.
PMID: 22519078 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Electronic prescribing and other forms of technology to reduce inappropriate medication use and polypharmacy in older people: a review of current evidence.
Clyne B, Bradley MC, Hughes C, Fahey T, Lapane KL.
Clin Geriatr Med. 2012 May;28(2):301-22. Review.
PMID: 22500545 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Deprescribing trials: methods to reduce polypharmacy and the impact on prescribing and clinical outcomes.
Gnjidic D, Le Couteur DG, Kouladjian L, Hilmer SN.
Clin Geriatr Med. 2012 May;28(2):237-53. Epub 2012 Feb 21. Review.
PMID: 22500541 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Prescribing proton pump inhibitors: is it time to pause and rethink?
Vakil N.
Drugs. 2012 Mar 5;72(4):437-45. doi: 10.2165/11599320-000000000-00000. Review.
PMID: 22356286 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Anticholinergic and sedative medicines – prescribing considerations for people with dementia.
Bell JS, Mezrani C, Blacker N, LeBlanc T, Frank O, Alderman CP, Rossi S, Rowett D, Shute R.
Aust Fam Physician. 2012 Jan-Feb;41(1-2):45-9. Review.
PMID: 22276284 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE] Free Article

Comparison of prescribing criteria to evaluate the appropriateness of drug treatment in individuals aged 65 and older: a systematic review.
Dimitrow MS, Airaksinen MS, Kivelä SL, Lyles A, Leikola SN.
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Aug;59(8):1521-30. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03497.x. Epub 2011 Jul 28. Review.
PMID: 21797829 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Antibiotic prescribing for acute respiratory tract infections in primary care: a systematic review and meta-ethnography.
Tonkin-Crine S, Yardley L, Little P.
J Antimicrob Chemother. 2011 Oct;66(10):2215-23. Epub 2011 Jul 15. Review.

Prescribing for older adults.
Boparai MK, Korc-Grodzicki B.
Mt Sinai J Med. 2011 Jul-Aug;78(4):613-26. doi: 10.1002/msj.20278. Review.
PMID: 21748749 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Principles of conservative prescribing.
Schiff GD, Galanter WL, Duhig J, Lodolce AE, Koronkowski MJ, Lambert BL.
Arch Intern Med. 2011 Sep 12;171(16):1433-40. Epub 2011 Jun 13. Review.
PMID: 21670331 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Prescribing for older people in nursing homes: a review of the key issues.
Parsons C, Lapane K, Kerse N, Hughes C.
Int J Older People Nurs. 2011 Mar;6(1):45-54. doi: 10.1111/j.1748-3743.2010.00264.x. Review.
PMID: 21303465 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

Prescribing in pregnancy and during breast feeding: using principles in clinical practice.
Henderson E, Mackillop L.
Postgrad Med J. 2011 May;87(1027):349-54. Epub 2011 Jan 27. Review.

Quality and safety of medication use in primary care: consensus validation of a new set of explicit medication assessment criteria and prioritisation of topics for improvement.
Dreischulte T, Grant AM, McCowan C, McAnaw JJ, Guthrie B.
BMC Clin Pharmacol. 2012 Feb 8;12:5.  Free PMC Article

Polypharmacy in the elderly: can comprehensive geriatric assessment reduce inappropriate medication use?
Sergi G, De Rui M, Sarti S, Manzato E.
Drugs Aging. 2011 Jul 1;28(7):509-18. doi: 10.2165/11592010-000000000-00000. Review.

The 1998 Curriculum Guidelines and Regulatory Criteria for family nurse practitioners seeking prescriptive authority: What should we be teaching nurse prescribers today?

  • Tracy Klein PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP (Advanced Practice Consultant)

Article first published online: 25 JAN 2012
DOI: 10.1111/j.1745-7599.2011.00687.x
Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Volume 24, Issue 5, pages 297–302, May 2012

Cannabidiol: pharmacology and potential therapeutic role in epilepsy and other neuropsychiatric disorders.
Devinsky O, Cilio MR, Cross H, Fernandez-Ruiz J, French J, Hill C, Katz R, Di Marzo V, Jutras-Aswad D, Notcutt WG, Martinez-Orgado J, Robson PJ, Rohrback BG, Thiele E, Whalley B, Friedman D.
Epilepsia. 2014 Jun;55(6):791-802. doi: 10.1111/epi.12631. Epub 2014 May 22. Review.

The pharmacology of topical analgesics.
Barkin RL.
Postgrad Med. 2013 Jul;125(4 Suppl 1):7-18. Review.

Pharmacology of conjugated equine estrogens: efficacy, safety and mechanism of action.
Bhavnani BR, Stanczyk FZ.
J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2014 Jul;142:16-29. doi: 10.1016/j.jsbmb.2013.10.011. Epub 2013 Oct 28. Review.

Update on pharmacology of obesity: benefits and risks.
Cabrerizo García L, Ramos-Leví A, Moreno Lopera C, Rubio Herrera MA.
Nutr Hosp. 2013 Sep;28 Suppl 5:121-7. doi: 10.3305/nh.2013.28.sup5.6927. Review.

Pharmacology of antiplatelet agents.
Kalra K, Franzese CJ, Gesheff MG, Lev EI, Pandya S, Bliden KP, Tantry US, Gurbel PA.
Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2013 Dec;15(12):371. doi: 10.1007/s11883-013-0371-3. Review.

MP29-02 for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis: a review of clinical pharmacology, efficacy and safety.
Berger WE.
Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2013 Sep;9(9):803-11. doi: 10.1586/1744666X.2013.828876. Review.

review of the pharmacology, efficacy and tolerability of recently approved and upcoming oral antipsychotics: an evidence-based medicine approach.
Citrome L.
CNS Drugs. 2013 Nov;27(11):879-911. doi: 10.1007/s40263-013-0105-7. Review.

Cardiovascular pharmacology core reviews: aspirin.
Gaglia MA Jr, Clavijo L.
J Cardiovasc Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Nov;18(6):505-13. doi: 10.1177/1074248413503043. Epub 2013 Sep 19.Review.

Pain, agitation, delirium, and neuromuscular blockade: a review of basic pharmacology, assessment, and monitoring.
Altshuler J, Spoelhof B.
Crit Care Nurs Q. 2013 Oct-Dec;36(4):356-69. doi: 10.1097/CNQ.0b013e3182a10dbf. Review.

Combating the rise of antibiotic resistance in children.
Nicolini G, Sperotto F, Esposito S.
Minerva Pediatr. 2014 Feb;66(1):31-9. Review.

Strategies to minimize antibiotic resistance.
Lee CR, Cho IH, Jeong BC, Lee SH.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2013 Sep 12;10(9):4274-305. doi: 10.3390/ijerph10094274. Review.

Frontline antibiotic therapy.
MacGowan A, Albur M.
Clin Med. 2013 Jun;13(3):263-8. doi: 10.7861/clinmedicine.13-3-263. Review.

Pediatric psychopharmacology in primary care: a conceptual framework.
Riddle MA, dosReis S, Reeves GM, Wissow LS, Pruitt DB, Foy JM.
Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2013 Aug;24(2):371-90, vii. Review.

Principles of psychopharmacology for the adolescent patient.
Reeve A.
Adolesc Med State Art Rev. 2013 Aug;24(2):356-70, vii. Review.

Perinatal depression and anxiety: beyond psychopharmacology.
Brogan K.
Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2013 Mar;36(1):183-8. doi: 10.1016/j.psc.2013.01.008. Review.

Psychopharmacology of autism spectrum disorders: a selective review.
Mohiuddin S, Ghaziuddin M.
Autism. 2013 Nov;17(6):645-54. doi: 10.1177/1362361312453776. Epub 2012 Aug 14. Review.

Polypharmacy of osteoarthritis: the perfect intestinal storm.
Wallace JL.
Dig Dis Sci. 2013 Nov;58(11):3088-93. doi: 10.1007/s10620-013-2777-8. Epub 2013 Jul 25. Review.

Antipsychotic polypharmacy in psychotic disorders: a critical review of neurobiology, efficacy, tolerability and cost effectiveness.
Lochmann van Bennekom MW, Gijsman HJ, Zitman FG.
J Psychopharmacol. 2013 Apr;27(4):327-36. doi: 10.1177/0269881113477709. Epub 2013 Feb 14. Review.

The following are NEW for the 2016 – 2017 academic year!!!

Pharmacology Update on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Major Depression.
Weatherspoon D, Weatherspoon CA, Abbott B.
Nurs Clin North Am. 2015 Dec;50(4):761-70. doi: 10.1016/j.cnur.2015.07.006. Review.

Direct-acting oral anticoagulants: pharmacology, indications, management, and future perspectives.
Gómez-Outes A, Suárez-Gea ML, Lecumberri R, Terleira-Fernández AI, Vargas-Castrillón E.
Eur J Haematol. 2015 Nov;95(5):389-404. doi: 10.1111/ejh.12610. Epub 2015 Jul 16. Review.

Pediatric Sleep Pharmacology: A Primer.
Troester MM, Pelayo R.
Semin Pediatr Neurol. 2015 Jun;22(2):135-47. doi: 10.1016/j.spen.2015.03.002. Epub 2015 Mar 17. Review.

Psychostimulants: Basic and Clinical Pharmacology.
McCreary AC, Müller CP, Filip M.
Int Rev Neurobiol. 2015;120:41-83. doi: 10.1016/bs.irn.2015.02.008. Epub 2015 Mar 25. Review.

Effective use of real-life events as tools for teaching-learning clinical pharmacology in a problem-based learning curriculum.
James H, Al Khaja KA, Sequeira RP.
Indian J Pharmacol. 2015 May-Jun;47(3):316-21. doi: 10.4103/0253-7613.157131.
Free PMC Article

Medication overuse and chronic migraine: a critical review according to clinical pharmacology.
Ferrari A, Baraldi C, Sternieri E.
Expert Opin Drug Metab Toxicol. 2015 Jul;11(7):1127-44. doi: 10.1517/17425255.2015.1043265. Epub 2015 May 31. Review.

Gender-specific implications for pharmacology in childbearing age and in postmenopausal women.
Bartkowiak-Wieczorek J, Wolski H, Bogacz A, Kujawski R, Ożarowski M, Majchrzycki M, Seremak-Mrozikiewicz A.
Ginekol Pol. 2015 Feb;86(2):143-9. Review.

Pharmacology of antithrombotic drugs: an assessment of oral antiplatelet and anticoagulant treatments.
Mega JL, Simon T.
Lancet. 2015 Jul 18;386(9990):281-91. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60243-4. Epub 2015 Mar 14. Review.

Drug-Device Combinations: Are They Appropriate for the Aging Population?
Kubus C, Wick JY.
Consult Pharm. 2016 May;31(5):240-50. doi: 10.4140/TCP.n.2016.240. Review.

Care of Patients With HIV Infection: Antiretroviral Drug Regimens.
Bolduc P, Roder N, Colgate E, Cheeseman SH.
FP Essent. 2016 Apr;443:23-30. Review.

Maternal medication, drug use, and breastfeeding.
Rowe H, Baker T, Hale TW.
Child Adolesc Psychiatr Clin N Am. 2015 Jan;24(1):1-20. doi: 10.1016/j.chc.2014.09.005. Epub 2014 Nov 14. Review.

Polypharmacy in the Aging Patient: A Review of Glycemic Control in Older Adults With Type 2 Diabetes.
Lipska KJ, Krumholz H, Soones T, Lee SJ.
JAMA. 2016 Mar 8;315(10):1034-45. doi: 10.1001/jama.2016.0299. Review.
Free PMC Article

Polypharmacy in the Aging Patient: Management of Hypertension in Octogenarians.
Benetos A, Rossignol P, Cherubini A, Joly L, Grodzicki T, Rajkumar C, Strandberg TE, Petrovic M.
JAMA. 2015 Jul 14;314(2):170-80. doi: 10.1001/jama.2015.7517. Review. Erratum in: JAMA. 2015 Aug 11;314(6):628.

Prevalence and factors associated with polypharmacy in long-term care facilities: a systematicreview.
Jokanovic N, Tan EC, Dooley MJ, Kirkpatrick CM, Bell JS.
J Am Med Dir Assoc. 2015 Jun 1;16(6):535.e1-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2015.03.003. Epub 2015 Apr 11. Review

Polypharmacy and falls in older people: Balancing evidence-based medicine against falls risk.
Zia A, Kamaruzzaman SB, Tan MP.
Postgrad Med. 2015 Apr;127(3):330-7. doi: 10.1080/00325481.2014.996112. Epub 2014 Dec 24. Review.

Antidiabetic medications and polypharmacy.
Peron EP, Ogbonna KC, Donohoe KL.
Clin Geriatr Med. 2015 Feb;31(1):17-27, vii. doi: 10.1016/j.cger.2014.08.017. Epub 2014 Oct 16. Review.
Free PMC Article

Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Mortality: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Benkhadra K, Mohammed K, Al Nofal A, Carranza Leon BG, Alahdab F, Faubion S, Montori VM, Abu Dabrh AM, Zúñiga Hernández JA, Prokop LJ, Murad MH.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Nov;100(11):4021-8. doi: 10.1210/jc.2015-2238. Review.

Hormone therapy and risk of venous thromboembolism among postmenopausal women.
Canonico M.
Maturitas. 2015 Nov;82(3):304-7. doi: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2015.06.040. Epub 2015 Jul 26. Review.

Hormone therapy in menopause: An update on cardiovascular disease considerations.
Hale GE, Shufelt CL.
Trends Cardiovasc Med. 2015 Aug;25(6):540-9. doi: 10.1016/j.tcm.2015.01.008. Epub 2015 Feb 12. Review.

Postmenopausal hormone therapy and cognition.
McCarrey AC, Resnick SM.
Horm Behav. 2015 Aug;74:167-72. doi: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2015.04.018. Epub 2015 Apr 30. Review.
Free PMC Article

Understanding the mechanisms and drivers of antimicrobial resistance.
Holmes AH, Moore LS, Sundsfjord A, Steinbakk M, Regmi S, Karkey A, Guerin PJ, Piddock LJ.
Lancet. 2016 Jan 9;387(10014):176-87. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00473-0. Epub 2015 Nov 18. Review.

Antimicrobial Therapy in Long-Term Care: Controversy, Colonization, and Criteria.
Backus D.
Consult Pharm. 2015 Sep;30(9):513-22. doi: 10.4140/TCP.n.2015.513. Review.

Relative efficacy of antianginal drugs used as add-on therapy in patients with stable angina: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
Belsey J, Savelieva I, Mugelli A, Camm AJ.
Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2015 Jul;22(7):837-48. doi: 10.1177/2047487314533217. Epub 2014 Apr 28. Review.

Ethnic differences in adverse drug reactions to asthma medications: a systematic review.
Hu Y, Cantarero-Arévalo L.
Asthma. 2016;53(1):69-75. doi: 10.3109/02770903.2015.1058395. Epub 2015 Sep 12. Review.

Effectiveness of drug treatment strategies to prevent asthma exacerbations and increase symptom-free days in asthmatic children: a network meta-analysis.
Zhao Y, Han S, Shang J, Zhao X, Pu R, Shi L.
Asthma. 2015 Oct;52(8):846-57. doi: 10.3109/02770903.2015.1014101. Epub 2015 Jun 10.

ABCs of asthma inhaler and device training.
Boise E, Rotella M.
Int Forum Allergy Rhinol. 2015 Sep;5 Suppl 1:S71-5. doi: 10.1002/alr.21605. Review.

Evaluating inhaler use technique in COPD patients.
Pothirat C, Chaiwong W, Phetsuk N, Pisalthanapuna S, Chetsadaphan N, Choomuang W.
Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis. 2015 Jul 8;10:1291-8. doi: 10.2147/COPD.S85681. eCollection 2015.
Free PMC Article

Asthma control: the right inhaler for the right patient.
Scichilone N.
Adv Ther. 2015 Apr;32(4):285-92. doi: 10.1007/s12325-015-0201-9. Epub 2015 Apr 7. Review.
Free PMC Article

New opioid prescribing guidelines favor non-opioid alternatives.
[No authors listed]
ED Manag. 2016 May;28(5):54-7.

Ten Rules for Antibiotic Prescribing.
Williams DN, Rhodes HM.
Minn Med. 2016 Mar-Apr;99(2):35-9.

CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain – United States, 2016.
Dowell D, Haegerich TM, Chou R.
MMWR Recomm Rep. 2016 Mar 18;65(1):1-49. doi: 10.15585/mmwr.rr6501e1. Erratum in: MMWR Recomm Rep. 2016;65(11):295.

Best Practices for Drug Prescribing in Older Adults: A Call for Action.
Marengoni A, Nobili A, Onder G.
Drugs Aging. 2015 Nov;32(11):887-90. doi: 10.1007/s40266-015-0324-3.

The A, B, C, Ds of Opioid Prescribing for People Living with Cancer.
Ingram C, Deming J, Bock A.
Minn Med. 2015 Sep;98(9):44-6.