The journal articles I have authored similarly reflect my interests in hospice and palliative care, and ambulatory care topics. I am particularly interested in the appropriate use of medications in caring for patients with serious illnesses.
Williams A, Sera L, McPherson ML. Anticholinergic burden in hospice patients with dementia. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2018.
Uritshy TJ, Atayee RS, Herndon CM, Lockman K, McPherson ML, Jones CA. The tips palliative care pharmacists want the palliative care team to know when caring for patients. Journal of Palliative Medicine 2018;21(7):1017-1023.
Davis MP, Fernandez C, Regel S, McPherson ML. Does nalbuphine have a niche in managing pain? Journal of Opioid Management 2018;14(2):143-151.
Davis MP, McPherson ML, Mehta Z, Fernandez C. What parenteral opioids to use in face of shortages of morphine, hydromorphone and fentanyl. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine 2018; 35(8):1118-1122.
Bemben N, McPherson ML. The pharmacist’s role in palliative and hospice care. Postgraduate Healthcare Education Continuing Education Monograph, 2018.
Mendoza K, McPherson ML. Knowledge, skills and attitudes regarding the use of medical cannabis in the hospice population: An educational intervention. Am J Hosp Palliat Medicine; Nov 2017.
McPherson ML. Pharmacists can help right the ship in the opioid crisis. Pharmacy Today 2017;43.
Sera L, Brown M, McPherson ML, Walker KA, Klein-Schwartz K. State survey of medical boards regarding abrupt loss of a prescriber of controlled substances. Journal of Opioid Management 2017;13:2:105-110.
Sera L, McPherson ML. Management of opioid-induced constipation in hospice patients. American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine 2017;1-6.
Stewart D, McPherson ML. Symptom management challenges in heart failure: pharmacotherapy considerations. Heart Fail Rev 2017; Jun 24.
Kowalewska CA, Noble BN, Fromme EK, McPherson ML, Grace KN, Furuno JP.Prevalence and Clinical Intentions of Antithrombotic Therapy on Discharge to Hospice Care. J Palliat Med. 2017 Nov;20(11):1225-1230. doi: 10.1089/jpm.2016.0487. Epub 2017 Jun 5.
Lockman K, Haines ST, McPherson MLO. Improved learning outcomes after flipping a therapeutics module: results of a controlled trial. Acad Med 2017 May 30.
Tjia J, Kutner JS, Ritchie CS, Blatchford PJ, Kendrick RB, Prince-Paul M, McPherson ML, Sloan JA, Somers TJ, Abernethy AP, Furuno JP. Perceptions of Statin Discontinuation among Patients with Life-limiting Illness. J Palliat Med. 2017 May 18.
McPherson ML. Methadone safety guidelines for hospice and palliative care. AAHPM Quarterly, 2016, 17(2):8-9.
McPherson ML. Pharmacist-driven, patient-centered interventions in pain management. Pharmacy Today, September 2016, 43.
Rajendran P, McPherson ML. When to say when: The use and overuse of oral proton pump inhibitors. Maryland Pharmacist, Summer 2016, 17-23.
McPherson ML, Kerr RA, Fedder DO, Hollenbeck RG, Knapp DA. Maryland’s Nontraditional Pathway to the Doctor of Pharmacy Degree: Development and Improvement. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, August 1999.
Vanscoy GJ, Rock W, and AC Provider Certification Working Group: Richard Becker, Stuart Haines, Sally Loken, Mary Lynn McPherson, Geno L. Merlo, Lynn Oertel, F. Randy Vogenberg, Thomas Wiser. Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis, 1998;5:53-62.
Fisher K. McPherson ML. Gabapentin. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care 1997;14(6):311-312.
Cooke C. McPherson ML, Kerr R. Revised curriculum at UMAB prepares students for new environments. Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy 1997;3(4):470-471.
Koch KE, Gousse GC, Stevenson LL, McPherson ML. ASHP Guidelines on the Pharmacist’s Role in the Development of Clinical Care Plans. American Journal of Health-Systems Pharmacists, 1997, 54:314-318.
Fields C, McPherson ML. Prescribing patterns of renally eliminated medications in a home health care population. The Consultant Pharmacist 1995; 11(2):135-148. Ferris F, McPherson ML, Ross K. Developing an interdisciplinary care plan for home infusion therapy. Infusion. December 1995;2(30):29-33.
McPherson ML. Therapeutics care for cancer patients. American Druggist. October 1995, pp. 48-55.
McPherson ML. Taking it to the Next Level: The ASPE and CPE Credential. PainView;Summer 2013:8-12.
Walker KA, McPherson ML. Stick it to me: Topical and Transdermal Pain Relievers. PainWeek Journal;Q3:18-23.
McPherson ML, Cimino N, Herndon C. Monitoring the outcomes of drug therapy: Empowering patients as partners in care. PainView Fall 2013.
Interviewed for article, “What are the best safety practices for use in methadone in the treatment of pain? Conversations with Lynn R. Webster, MD and Mary Lynn McPherson, Pharm.D., BCPS, CPE. PPM Practice Pain Management 2012;12(2):76-8.
McPherson ML. Pain Medications Increase Death Rate. Get Better Health Blog (getbetterhealth.com). November 2011. Picked up by The New York Times.
McPherson ML. “I’m so confused!” Keeping your pain medications straight! Get Better Health Blog (getbetterhealth.com). January 2011.
McPherson ML. Pain Management: One Size DOESN’T Fit All! Get Better Health Blog (getbetterhealth.com). January 2011.
McPherson ML. FDA Restricts Acetaminophen in Popular Pain Medications. Get Better Health Blog (getbetterhealth.com). January 2011.
McPherson A, McPherson ML. The role of the pharmacist in pain management. PainView 2011;7(2):4-7.
McPherson ML. Opioid myths and misconceptions. PainView 2011.6(3):4-5.
McPherson ML. American Geriatrics Society Update – Pain Management Guidelines for Older Adults. PainView 2010;6:6-7.
McPherson ML. A pain educator in every practice! What’s not to love PainView 2010;6(3):4-5.
McPherson ML. Opioid Addition: United States. PainReporter 2007;1(2):10-12.