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  1. Benzodiazepines- How many of us are sick and tired of the battle of this class of medicines? Here is my rant- Alprazolam- The lipid solubility and short effect is the main problem with this drug. Although I do agree it has its place. IMHO the only time this drug should be prescribed is: Patient has an: MRI/CT and is claustrophobic, patient has a dental procedure in the AM and is nervous, flying for business and the patient is nervous, patient has Panic d/o. In the case of Panic d/o, if the patient needs more than 0.5 mg. 2-3 times per week they should be on an SSRI, NOT Xa
  2. Hope someone can help me get my personal statement off of the ground! I have a gripping but very personal topic that I want to use for my personal statement when I apply this spring. Emotional/Verbal Abuse: I was emotionally/verbally abused by my boyfriend. We dated for 3 years, lived together, and even adopted a dog together. He drew me in until I was attached, I was then verbally/emotionally abused for the next two years. I was constantly told I was not good enough, pretty enough, smart enough, or driven enough. One of the hardest things to hear from him was that I would never beco
  3. Here is a dumb question- Has anyone had difficulty with patients filling Benzo's early?? Of course you have. Do you ever wonder why? I have been scratching my head about this for months now. Here comes the bullet- This is part of a draft of letter I want to send to the state board of Medicine about a particular pharmacy's business practices. This is a HUGE retail chain pharmacy. All 3 fills were at the SAME location. This is the text from the top of the letter: XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX February 11
  4. First, let me state that I am making this post mainly for venting, because I feel like I could vomit at any moment. So sorry if this doesn't make any sense whatsoever.... Inpt Psych.... Medical Consult for a 6 year-old who complains of "vaginal itching;" also reports from nursing staff of being hypersexual, masturbating so patient is placed in room by herself... No complaints of urinary symptoms, abdominal pain, constitutional symptoms, vaginal rash, etc. etc. Nurse in to chaperone for exam... Pt responds inappropriately. Hysterically laughing throughout exam, very very resistant.
  5. Hello, My name is Marco, I recently joined the forum. I am in the Air Force, I'm enlisted and I 'm stationed in Dyess AFB (Abilene) Texas. I've been going to school since I joined but I decided to change majors, I was going into business, I thought about it and I dont really like to deal with graphs and I'm not good at it. So I finally thought about it again and I rather be helping people, I'm a really nice person, I love to help people (which I don't think many do) my hand-writing is really bad, kinda like a Doctor :P Well before I start, I have 33 credits so far from schooling, plu
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