Michael L. Smith, PharmD, BCPS, CACP
Michael L. Smith, PharmD, BCPS, CACP, is the pharmacy clinical manager, East Region, Hartford Healthcare, Hartford, Conn., and adjunct clinical professor, University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy, Storrs, Conn.
The GOLD guidelines and COPD treatment
The results of a study indicated that only 36% of COPD patients were prescribed treatment according to the GOLD guidelines. The patients that were on GOLD-recommended pharmacological therapy had a moderate improvement in symptoms and health resource utilization.
The expanding role of direct oral anticoagulants in the management of thromboembolic disease
The expanding role of direct oral anticoagulants in the management of thromboembolic disease
The goal of this program for pharmacists and technicians is to review the treatment of venous thromboembolism with the class of medications known as direct oral anticoagulants.

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