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Debbie Rigby presents her weekly round-up of the latest clinical research relevant to community pharmacy Comparative assessment of onabotulinumtoxinA and mirabegron for overactive bladder This study represents the first evaluation …

It may be time to change your thinking about osteoarthritis, writes Ben Basger Osteoarthritis is the leading musculoskeletal cause of disability in Western society. It is the most common form …

Are placebos a legitimate tool in helping patients, or is their use unethical or deceptive? wonders Ben Basger The word “placebo” is Latin for “I will please”. Pleasing patients seems …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest clinical findings that pharmacists need to know Identification of factors involved in medication compliance: incorrect inhaler technique of asthma treatment leads to poor compliance A …

Pharmacists can have a key role in helping patients take glaucoma medicines correctly, writes Louis Roller Glaucoma is one of numerous eye diseases and visual impairment which increase threefold with …

Manya Angley takes a look at the pharmacist role in general practice—and the road ahead The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) concluded that 2%–3% of …

Cannabis is frequently reported to have positive effects in the treatment of epilepsy—Ben Basger examines the evidence Despite the availability and judicious use of more than 15 different antiseizure drugs, …

It’s all too easy to forget that in business, there’s a whole world outside pharmacy, writes Samantha Kourtis If you own a pharmacy, or you’re a pharmacist manager or pharmacist …

Pharmacists have a key role to play in referring women with menstrual trouble for investigation, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The customer that asks about menstrual disorders is opening up a very …

How many square metres is the right size for a retail pharmacy? wonders Mal Scrymgeour Hot Chocolate. Whenever you have hot chocolate you are usually presented with three choices for …

When it comes to recommending CAMs, pharmacists need to know which are supported by evidence, writes Ben Basger Which CAMs do you recommend in the treatment of some of your …

Pharmacies are now being forced to compete more ferociously than ever: are the odds in your favour? wonders Mouhamad Zoghbi Governments have used the technique of divide and conquer for …