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PRODUCED BY AND FOR MEMBERS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY January 2015 | Archived Issues

Mark Your Calendar


Surgery Grand Rounds

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Grand Rounds

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Educational Schedule

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Educational Calendar - January 2015 (PDF)


Surgery Scheduling

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P & T Approvals, FDA Warning About Ziprasidone

Pharmacy Focus

Highlights of the Dec. 2 meeting of the Cedars-Sinai Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee are summarized in the PDF link below. Also, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned that the antipsychotic drug ziprasidone is associated with a rare but serious skin reaction.

P & T Approvals - December 2014 (PDF)

FDA: Ziprasidone Associated With Rare, Potentially Fatal Skin Reaction

The antipsychotic drug ziprasidone (marketed under the brand name Geodon and its generics) is associated with a rare but serious skin reaction that can progress to affect other parts of the body, according to the FDA. The condition known as Drug Reaction with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms (DRESS) can lead to death, according to the agency.

For more information, click here.