Written by Matthew Son, University of Washington PharmD Candidate 2015 In September 2014, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published new guidelines recommending that all adults 65 and older receive Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV13, brand name Prevnar-13) in addition to Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine (PPSV23, brand name Pneumovax). [...]
By Annalisa Thomas, Pharm.D. Community Practice Resident Prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines expire and become unusable after some time. How and where can you get rid of these items? Kelley-Ross Pharmacy is here to help! We’ve put together a list of some key techniques and references for safe disposal of [...]
The DEA is publishing a rule change which impacts every patient who receives hydrocodone (Vicodin, Lortab, Norco, Vicoprofen). On approximately October 6th (final date will be 45 days from the official rule publication) all hydrocodone products will be moved up from schedule 3 to schedule 2 controlled substances, on par [...]
Dear Valued Customers, In order to serve you better, Kelley-Ross Compounding Pharmacy has MOVED! We are excited to announce that we have completed construction on our NEW compounding lab. The new pharmacy is conveniently located on 8th and Madison in the M-Street Medical Building (across the street from [...]
By Angie Kim, University of Washington Pharm.D Candidate 2014 While we all know it is important to protect the skin from sunlight and UV-radiation, it is also important to protect the skin from damage that can be done in the cold weather. In preparation of November’s National Healthy Skin Month, [...]
by Allyson Eichner, PharmD Candidate, Creighton University Did you know that simply knowing your pharmacist’s name can help you be more familiar with your medications? A survey conducted by the American Pharmacists Association showed that consumers who knew their pharmacist’s name were twice as likely to talk with their pharmacist [...]
By Allyson Eichner, Pharm.D. Candidate 2014, Creighton University Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that affects the body’s skin cells. It is the most common autoimmune disease and affects approximately 7.5 million Americans. The disease is caused by an error in the body’s immune system which sends out improper signals to [...]
Opioid overdose has become an epidemic in our community and around the country. Drug overdoses kill more than two people per day in Washington State. More than from car crashes. According to the CDC, overdose death rates have tripled since 1990. Every day across the United States, 105 people die as [...]
Josh Akers, Preceptor of the Year As clinical affiliate faculty member and Community Operations Manager at Kelley-Ross Pharmacy, Josh was recognized by the University of Washington School of Pharmacy for his outstanding contributions to the profession in the form of mentoring and teaching Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experience (IPPE) [...]
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