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Pharmacists are vital in helping patients manage asthma, write Jarrod and Carlene McMaugh Pharmacists play a key role in the effective treatment and education of people with asthma, and since …

It’s a good time to examine how you encourage your patients to use medicines wisely, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The seventh annual Be Medicinewise Week is 21–27 August, promoting the safe …

Esther Lau and Lisa Nissen explain the key role pharmacists play in oral care and dental health Many people will tell you that they can think of many other things …

Jarrod McMaugh takes a look at how pharmacy can best engage with men on the topic of cancer Pharmacy is often regarded as the most accessible health destination in Australia. …

Pharmacists can play a huge role in advising new parents on feeding their baby, write Jarrod McMaugh, Adam Greco and Vanessa Kee New parenthood is a hectic time in a …

There are several very important points to make when advising on tinea treatment, writes Louis Roller Fungal infections (mycosis) are classified according to which part of the body they infect: …

Louis Roller takes a look at hepatitis in Australia Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver, often characterised by jaundice, hepatomegaly, anorexia, abdominal and gastric discomfort, abnormal liver function, …

The looming upscheduling of codeine provides a reminder to consider how you handle chronic pain patients, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Management of chronic pain in pharmacy is evolving as the removal …

Louis Roller takes a look at common ear problems and hearing loss There are many different types of ear problems. For example, ear pain may be caused by infections of …

Pharmacists can help people with colds understand the importance of not ‘soldiering on,’ writes Karalyn Huxhagen Today was a bitterly cold, rainy and dark day in my home town. The …

Pharmacy needs to do better when advising on eczema treatment, write Esther Lau and Lisa Nissen The cool winter temperatures are back, as are the dry skin and eczema flare-ups. …

Pharmacists can have a strong role to play in helping patients manage this embarrassing condition, writes Jarrod McMaugh Urinary incontinence is a the term to describe the involuntary loss of …