The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs, Update on alcohol
By James J. Rybacki, Pharm.D.
Publisher: The Medicine Information Institute
Genre: Health, Medical, Self-help
Written in the easy-to-understand language the Essential Guide pioneered since 1978, this new eBook is a “must read” for millions of drinkers to keep themselves safe.
This re-imagined reference book by Dr. Jim Rybacki, gives crucial befits and risks on the most widely used anti-anxiety/relaxation drug (alcohol). Rybacki covers top tips to avoid problems, what to talk to your doctor about regarding how much you drink and key definitions of risk and binge drinking.
Since 1978, the many popular editions of “The Essential Guide to Prescription Drugs” have delivered reliable, complete and easy to understand information to millions of families and their loved ones.
About the Author:
Dr. Rybacki is now president of The Medicine Information Institute–headquartered in Maryland. He provides drug information support and clinical pharmacy services to physician groups, consumers, and employers; holds seminars and continuing education meetings on diabetes, cardiovascular disease, infectious disease, adherence, osteoporosis, pain management, women’s health, and therapeutics; provides information support to insurance companies and HMOs; provides on-site hospital consulting on JCAHCO pain standards, optimizing use of medicines and other programs, produces educational tapes and television programming on medicines; designs clinical programs; conducts independent pharmacological evaluations and has most recently been the Health System Director of Pharmacy at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
He served on the Patient Education and Professional Education Committees of the American Heart Association on a national level, was the first Pharm.D. Committee member of the American Heart Association Pharmaceutical Roundtable and is actively designing research involving how, why, and when to enhance the way people take their medicines and decrease risk factors for cardiovascular disease. He is a strong advocate of a multilevel/interdisciplinary approach to help patients get the most from their medicines and is designing projects to involve pharmacists/physicians/PAs/nurses/nurse practitioners/cardiac rehab programs at the practice site itself in helping patients and families understand risk factors, proven medicines and how to get the best results over time. Medicines and Your Family, National Treatment Guidelines was the first publication resulting from this novel focus and the second edition, Heart Attack transition was guest edited by Roger S. Blumenthal, MD and is now available on Amazon.
He was selected for full membership in the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, is a Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD) through the Society for Clinical Densitometry, served a two-year term appointed by the governor of Maryland on a state-wide Osteoporosis Task Force in Maryland (see www.strongerbones.org). He is a lifetime member of Who’s Who in Global Business. Dr. Rybacki is director of clinical research, therapeutics, and outcomes at the Medicine Information Institute–an interdisciplinary consulting and education group. Dr. Rybacki has been a frequent guest on Comcast’s Family Talk live television program as well as their Real Life TV. He is now the writer and host of a patient education series called Medicines and Your Family with Dr. Jim Rybacki. You may have also heard him as the voice and writer of the Bayer Aspirin Pharmacist Report (a short-segment program on preventing a first heart attack). Catch Dr. Jim on TV, the Web, and on the radio (www.EssentialGuideToPrescriptionDrugs.com!An active national speaker, Dr. Rybacki gave the keynote address at the 2004 Mended Hearts Leadership Conference, The MCV Update for Clinicians talking about Women and cardiology Disparities ,spoke at the Simmons Cancer Center in Dallas Texas on adherence in cancer treatments, was the Mended Hearts spokesperson for the AACE State of Diabetes Complications in America campaign and spoke at the University of Maryland Department of Imaging Spring Symposium
Dr. Rybacki created a new book supported by an unrestricted educational grant from the Mended Hearts via Bristol-Myers Squibb/ Sanofi Pharmaceuticals Partnership. The book is called Medicines and Your Family, National Treatment Guidelines and has had more than 100,000 copies of the first edition given to heart patients and their families by The Mended Hearts, Inc. (www.mendedhearts.org). The first update was released in 2011 and benefits from the thoughts and input from Dr. Blumenthal at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Rybacki thinks that the best colleague any doctor can have is a more fully informed patient. Dr. Rybacki brings late-breaking information to people via popular sites on the World Wide Web at www.EssentialGuideToPrescriptionDrugs.com.
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