CHOC launched the prescription delivery service at the start of the pandemic in California, as lockdown orders were taking place.
By Harumi Hope, emergency department pharmacy technician at CHOC A pharmacy technician works under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist and perform many pharmacy-related functions. At CHOC Hospital, pharmacy technicians prepare, dispense and deliver medications and make sure required administrative work is kept up to date. They take on these responsibilities so the pharmacists […]
Mental health is an important part of overall health. Therapy is important, but sometimes, psychiatric medication is necessary to improve.
Medications can have consequences if they are not properly handled. Here’s how to ensure the medication in your home is properly disposed of.
Lucie, age 13, is no stranger to performing. The budding pianist started playing piano when she was 6 years old, won her first local competition at 7, first international competition at age 9, and currently takes private lessons in addition to attending a performing arts school. Earlier this year, Lucie’s piano teacher encouraged her to […]
A clinical pharmacy resident answers an asthma sufferer’s submitted question on how to properly use a spacer with a handheld inhaler.
In this installment, we answer a parent’s submitted question on the best way to give medicine. Find out why kitchen spoons aren’t best.