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zoledronate

Zoledronic acid, Zometa® Osteoporosis A potent bisphosphonate used to ↓ fractures, ↓ bone pain Indications Postmenopausal osteoporosis, CA metastases to bone Adverse events Myalgia, pyrexia. See Biphosphonate, Osteoporosis.
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Our nurse manager developed a protocol that included a policy, referral letter, doctor appointments, criteria, short codes for inputting note re aclasta, IV training, standing orders, education, follow-up and data collection pathways.
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Key Topics Covered: The Emerging Role of Postmarketing Clinical Research Executive Summary Background to postmarketing research Mandatory postmarketing trial requirements Phase IV trials for market development Impact of competitive pressures & pipeline strength on phase IV trials Appropriate trial design CONTENTS: Chapter 1 Background to postmarketing research Chapter 2 Mandatory postmarketing trial requirements Chapter 3 Phase IV trials for market development Chapter 4 Impact of competitive pressures and pipeline strength on phase IV trials Chapter 5 Effective phase IV trial design Chapter 6 Appendix FIGURES AND TABLES ALSO INCLUDED Products Mentioned: - Zyprexa - Diovan - Zoloft - Vioxx - Iressa - Novartis - Glivec (Imatinib mesylate) - Aclasta
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