Pharmaceutical Science and Technology


Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021

  • An Overview on Ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi) Pharmacological Effects: Current and Conventional

    Muhammad Awais Hanif, Syeda Mona Hassan, Shahzad Sharif Mughal, Aesha Rehman, Syed Khurram Hassan, Asif Ibrahim, Huma Hassan

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 22 June 2020
    Accepted: 22 April 2021
    Published: 30 April 2021
    Abstract: Trachyspermum ammi L. (Apiaceae) is commonly famous as Ajwain. Ajwain, Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague is an erect yearly herb with striate stem, India and eastern Persia is the origin of this plant. The most useful element of ajwain is the little fruit like caraway, which always especially admired in Indian delectable recipes, flavorful baked good... Show More
  • The Impact of under-Staffing of Nurses on Sedative/Analgesic Agents Administration in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit [PICU]

    Khaled Abdelmagid, Kramer Bree, Heard Christopher

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 7-13
    Received: 18 November 2020
    Accepted: 17 December 2020
    Published: 21 May 2021
    Abstract: Institution: Department of Pediatrics, pediatric critical care, University of Buffalo Oishei Children’s’ hospital. Objective: To evaluate the impact of understaffing on administration of sedatives and analgesics to patients in pediatric intensive care unit [PICU]. Design: Retrospective cohort. Setting: PICU in a university-affiliated children’s hos... Show More
  • Antibiotic Resistance, Virulence Factors and Phylogenetic Analysis of Efflux Proteins of Coagulase Negative Staphylococcus Isolates from Sewage Samples

    Kannan Balachander, Deborah Gnana Selvam Alexander

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 14-23
    Received: 24 February 2021
    Accepted: 26 March 2021
    Published: 26 May 2021
    Abstract: Multidrug-resistant pathogens are now emergent worldwide and pose a serious threat to disease prevention and treatment. The World Health Organization declared anti-microbial resistance as a major peril to human beings. Staphylococcus is part of the normal microbiome of humans and are responsible for opportunistic infections. Like S. aureus, Coagula... Show More
  • Comparison of EMERPHED® (Ephedrine Sulfate) Injection with Current Concentrated Ephedrine Products in Simulated Clinical Settings

    Alexander James Sperry, James Cruikshank, Aaron Winn, Karen Jean MacKinnon, Nashaat Zakaria Gerges, George Edward MacKinnon III, Abhay Singh Chauhan

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 24-36
    Received: 3 May 2021
    Accepted: 20 May 2021
    Published: 31 May 2021
    Abstract: During surgical procedures, patients can have potentially life-threatening hypotension that requires immediate treatment with ephedrine sulfate, which requires compounding at the patient’s bedside. This study was conducted to validate and compare Nexus Pharmaceutical’s EMERPHED®, a pre-diluted ephedrine sulfate injection, with commercially used con... Show More
  • Impact of Different Antibiotic Regimens on Patients with Respiratory Tract Infection

    Liu Chen, Weijun Jin, Rong Jian

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 1, June 2021
    Pages: 37-39
    Received: 1 June 2021
    Accepted: 8 June 2021
    Published: 16 June 2021
    Abstract: To assess impact of different antibiotic regimens on patients with respiratory tract infection, we establish a randomized controlled trial for comparison of different antibiotic regimens. From May 2019 to February 2021, we collected valid data from 182 patients in the hospital. This study consisted of 3 steps. First, we invited the patients with re... Show More