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  1. Research article

    Effects of communication skill training (CST) based on SPIKES for insurance-covered pharmacy pharmacists to interact with simulated cancer patients

    With the development of pharmacotherapy and radiotherapy, cancer treatment is being shifted from surgical to outpatient services, consequently increasing insurance-covered pharmacies’ frequency of dealing with...

    Manako Hanya, Yoshitake Kanno, Junko Akasaki, Keiko Abe, Kazuhiko Fujisaki and Hiroyuki Kamei

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2017 3:11

    Published on: 8 April 2017

  2. Research article

    Influence of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on aspirin’s antiplatelet effects and suggestion of the most suitable time for administration of both agents without resulting in interaction

    Low-dose aspirin irreversibly inhibits platelet cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1) and suppresses platelet aggregation. It is effective for secondary prevention of cardiovascular events. Because nonsteroidal anti-inflam...

    Kenta Shibata, Yuuki Akagi, Naofumi Nozawa, Hitoshi Shimomura and Takao Aoyama

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2017 3:9

    Published on: 9 March 2017

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2017 3:10

  3. Research article

    Drug interaction between methotrexate and salazosulfapyridine in Japanese patients with rheumatoid arthritis

    Methotrexate (MTX) and salazosulfapyridine (SASP) are disease-modifying drugs that are commonly used in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), and combination therapy with MTX and SASP is recommended for ...

    Morihiro Okada, Hiroshi Fujii, Yukio Suga, Satoshi Morito, Masae Okada, Jun Nishigami, Mitsuhiro Kawano, Tsutomu Shimada and Yoshimichi Sai

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2017 3:7

    Published on: 19 January 2017

  4. Research article

    Comparison of 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequence analysis and conventional culture in the environmental survey of a hospital

    Nosocomial infection is one of the most common complications within health care facilities. Certain studies have reported outbreaks resulting from contaminated hospital environments. Although the identificatio...

    Akihiro Manaka, Yutaka Tokue and Masami Murakami

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2017 3:8

    Published on: 19 January 2017

  5. Research article

    Appropriate use of a dry powder inhaler based on inhalation flow pattern

    An optimal inhalation flow pattern is essential for effective use of a dry powder inhaler (DPI). We wondered whether DPI instructors inhale from a DPI with an appropriate pattern, and if not, whether self-trai...

    Tetsuri Kondo, Makoto Hibino, Toshimori Tanigaki, Stanley M. Cassan, Sakurako Tajiri and Kenichro Akazawa

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2017 3:5

    Published on: 18 January 2017

  6. Research article

    Predictive factors for effectiveness and safety of enoxaparin for total knee arthroplasty in aged Japanese patients: a retrospective review

    The aims of this study were to investigate predictive factors involved in effectiveness and safety of enoxaparin for prevention of postoperative venous thromboembolism in aged Japanese total knee arthroplasty ...

    Akihiro Sonoda, Yuki Kondo, Yasuhiro Tsuneyoshi, Yoshitaka Iwashita, Shoji Nakao, Kazuhisa Ishida, Kentaro Oniki, Junji Saruwatari, Tetsumi Irie and Yoichi Ishitsuka

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2017 3:6

    Published on: 18 January 2017

  7. Research article

    Impact of Pharmacists’ audit on improving the quality of prescription of dabigatran etexilate methanesulfonate: a retrospective study

    Appropriate prescription of dabigatran etexilate methanesulfonate (JAN) is more complicated than assumed, because there are totally 10 items of contraindications and instructions for dosage reduction depending...

    Teppei Shimizu, Yoshio Momose, Ryuichi Ogawa, Masahiro Takahashi and Hirotoshi Echizen

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2017 3:4

    Published on: 17 January 2017

  8. Research article

    Co-administration of dexamethasone increases severity and accelerates onset day of neutropenia in bladder cancer patients on methotrexate, vinblastine, adriamycin and cisplatin chemotherapy: a retrospective cohort study

    Bladder cancer patients receiving methotrexate, vinblastine, adriamycin and cisplatin (MVAC) chemotherapy are co-administered with dexamethasone as an anti-emetic. We examined whether or not dexamethasone affe...

    Shingo Itai, Yukio Suga, Yusuke Hara, Kouji Izumi, Yuji Maeda, Yasuhide Kitagawa, Junko Ishizaki, Tsutomu Shimada, Atsushi Mizokami and Yoshimichi Sai

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2017 3:3

    Published on: 11 January 2017

  9. Research article

    Development and evaluation of a formula for predicting introduction of medication self-management in stroke patients in the Kaifukuki rehabilitation ward

    Medication self-management in stroke patients is important to prevent further progression of disease and incidence of side effects. The purpose of this study was to create a formula for predicting medication s...

    Hisato Fujihara, Mari Kogo, Isao Saito, Nobuyuki Kawate, Masazumi Mizuma, Hiroko Suzuki, Jun-ichiro Murayama and Tadanori Sasaki

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2017 3:2

    Published on: 10 January 2017

  10. Research article

    Optimal dosage of cefmetazole for intraoperative antimicrobial prophylaxis in patients undergoing surgery for colorectal cancer

    Few studies have reported the dosage of cefmetazole (CMZ) for intraoperative antimicrobial prophylaxis in patients underwent surgery for colorectal cancer. We therefore examined the optimal intraoperative dosa...

    Atsushi Tomizawa, Takatoshi Nakamura, Toshiaki Komatsu, Hiroshi Inano, Rumiko Kondo, Masahiko Watanabe and Koichiro Atsuda

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2017 3:1

    Published on: 7 January 2017

  11. Research article

    Genetic polymorphisms of enzyme proteins and transporters related to methotrexate response and pharmacokinetics in a Japanese population

    Methotrexate (MTX) is currently the anchor drug widely used worldwide in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). However, the therapeutic response to MTX has been shown to vary widely among individuals, ge...

    Masayuki Hashiguchi, Mikiko Shimizu, Jun Hakamata, Tomomi Tsuru, Takanori Tanaka, Midori Suzaki, Kumika Miyawaki, Takeshi Chiyoda, Osamu Takeuchi, Jiro Hiratsuka, Shin Irie, Junya Maruyama and Mayumi Mochizuki

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2016 2:35

    Published on: 9 December 2016

  12. Research article

    Influence of proton pump inhibitors and histamine H2 receptor antagonists on serum phosphorus level control by calcium carbonate in patients undergoing hemodialysis: a retrospective medical chart review

    Hyperphosphatemia is one of the common complications in patients undergoing hemodialysis. Although calcium carbonate (CaC) is often used to control serum inorganic phosphorus level in dialysis patients, co-adm...

    Masaomi Tatsuzawa, Ryuichi Ogawa, Atsushi Ohkubo, Kazuyo Shimojima, Kunimi Maeda, Hirotoshi Echizen and Akihisa Miyazaki

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2016 2:34

    Published on: 22 November 2016

  13. Research article

    The effectiveness of regional cooling for paclitaxel-induced peripheral neuropathy

    There are currently no promising therapies available to treat or prevent peripheral neuropathy (PN) induced by anticancer drugs in a cumulative dose-dependent manner. In this study, we investigated the efficac...

    Junya Sato, Megumi Mori, Satoru Nihei, Masumi Kumagai, Satoshi Takeuchi, Masahiro Kashiwaba and Kenzo Kudo

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2016 2:33

    Published on: 15 November 2016

  14. Review

    A review of American pharmacy: education, training, technology, and practice

    In the United States, pharmacists are responsible for the provision of safe, effective, efficient, and accountable medication related-care for hospital and health-system patients. Leveraging automated technolo...

    Scott J. Knoer, Allison R. Eck and Amber J. Lucas

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2016 2:32

    Published on: 9 November 2016

  15. Research article

    Cost-minimization analysis of adjuvant chemotherapy regimens given to patients with colorectal cancer in Japan

    Consideration of medical costs as well as effectiveness and adverse events is rapidly been becoming an important factor in the selection of chemotherapy regimens. However, practical data on the costs of chemot...

    Kosuke Takata, Ken-ichi Fujita, Yutaro Kubota, Hiroo Ishida, Wataru Ichikawa, Ken Shimada, Takashi Sekikawa, Iori Taki-Takemoto, Daisuke Kamei, Shinichi Iwai and Yasutsuna Sasaki

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2016 2:30

    Published on: 9 November 2016

  16. Research article

    Possible involvement of distinct phylogenetic clusters of HIV-1 variants in the discrepancies between coreceptor tropism predictions based on viral RNA and proviral DNA

    The coreceptor tropism testing should be conducted prior to commencing a regimen containing a CCR5 antagonist for treatment of HIV-1 infection. For aviremic patients on long antiretroviral therapy, proviral DN...

    Hiroshi Kotani, Koji Sudo, Naoki Hasegawa, Hiroshi Fujiwara, Tomohisa Hayakawa, Osamu Iketani, Masaya Yamaguchi, Mayumi Mochizuki, Satoshi Iwata and Shingo Kato

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2016 2:31

    Published on: 9 November 2016

  17. Research article

    Pregabalin prescription for terminally ill cancer patients receiving specialist palliative care in an acute hospital

    Pregabalin is recommended as an adjuvant analgesic for neuropathic cancer-related pain, and may be taken at all steps of the World Health Organization analgesic ladder. However, unlike opioids, pregabalin trea...

    Ryo Yajima, Kazuaki Matsumoto, Yuya Ise, Norihito Suzuki, Yuta Yokoyama, Junko Kizu and Shiro Katayama

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2016 2:29

    Published on: 5 November 2016

  18. Research article

    Early rehospitalization after initial chronic kidney disease educational hospitalization relates with a multidisciplinary medical team

    It is well-documented that chronic kidney disease (CKD) often results in end-stage renal failure and puts patients at extremely high risk for developing cardiovascular disease. Educational hospitalization at m...

    Eiji Kose, Taesong An, Akihiko Kikkawa and Hiroyuki Hayashi

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2016 2:27

    Published on: 26 October 2016

  19. Research article

    Application of ozone gas for decontamination of nucleoside anticancer drugs

    Exposure to anticancer drugs is hazardous and may lead to chromosomal abnormalities and spontaneous abortion in healthcare workers. Guidelines recommend surface decontamination and cleaning in order to minimiz...

    Ayumi Tsukamoto, Shunji Ishiwata, Asami Kajimoto, Ryusuke Murata, Rika Kitano, Tomomi Inoue and Takeshi Kotake

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2016 2:26

    Published on: 4 October 2016

  20. Research article

    Validated determination method of tramadol and its desmethylates in human plasma using an isocratic LC-MS/MS and its clinical application to patients with cancer pain or non-cancer pain

    This study aimed to develop a simultaneous determination method for tramadol and its desmethylates in human plasma using isocratic liquid chromatography coupled to tandem mass spectrometry and to validate it f...

    Hironari Tanaka, Takafumi Naito, Yasuaki Mino and Junichi Kawakami

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2016 2:25

    Published on: 4 October 2016

  21. Research article

    A novel predictive factor for the onset time of docetaxel-induced onychopathy: a multicenter retrospective study

    Taxanes are known to cause onychopathy. Previous studies have reported the relationship between onychopathy and paclitaxel dosing intervals and cumulative doses. However, there are no studies of the predictive...

    Hidenobu Takahata, Kouichi Tanabe, Akiyoshi Takaki, Tsuneaki Yamanouchi, Yasuhiko Mimura, Atsumi Nitta, Hatsuna Yasuda, Tatsuhiko Kashii and Isao Adachi

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2016 2:24

    Published on: 29 September 2016

  22. Short report

    Correlation between blood magnesium and calcium concentration in patients treated with an anti-EGFR antibody

    Hypomagnesemia is one of the characteristic side effects of the human anti-epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) monoclonal antibodies, cetuximab and panitumumab.

    Toshiyasu Tsujii, Takafumi Ogaki, Kaori Nakae, Kiyotaka Imai, Daisuke Kise, Shoji Tada, Hiroki Ueda and Masahiro Moriyama

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2016 2:23

    Published on: 22 September 2016

  23. Research article

    Plasma tenofovir trough concentrations are associated with renal dysfunction in Japanese patients with HIV infection: a retrospective cohort study

    Plasma tenofovir (TFV) trough concentrations may be relevant for tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF)-induced renal dysfunction. The purpose of this study was to determine the association between plasma TFV tro...

    Yusuke Kunimoto, Hiroshi Ikeda, Satoshi Fujii, Manabu Kitagawa, Kieko Yamazaki, Hiromasa Nakata, Norimasa Noda, Tadao Ishida and Atsushi Miyamoto

    Journal of Pharmaceutical Health Care and Sciences 2016 2:22

    Published on: 22 September 2016

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