Posts in category

Columns


Debbie Rigby presents the latest research relevant to pharmacists from around the world An In-Depth Analysis of Patient-Reported Outcomes in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Treated With Different Anti-Viral Regimens …

The latest research news relevant to pharmacy, compiled by Debbie Rigby Varenicline for smoking cessation: a narrative review of efficacy, adverse effects, use in at-risk populations, and adherence Varenicline is …

Pharmacists can help people to identify when they need to investigate vision changes, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen That row of bath tiles you know are straight, …

The community pharmacy revolution is here. Join now or run away, warns Mouhamad Zoghbi The community pharmacy is fighting to survive. Aggressive price disclosures cost the average pharmacy $90,000 in …

Debbie Rigby presents the latest research news relevant to pharmacy Association Between Sitagliptin Use and Heart Failure Hospitalization and Related Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Previous trial results have …

Pharmacists can play a key role in advising on their patients’ CVD risk and how to mitigate it, writes Louis Roller Cardiovascular disease (CVD) continues to have a major effect …

Debbie Rigby wraps up the latest research news relevant to pharmacists… Systematic review of red yeast rice compared with simvastatin in dyslipidaemia Red yeast rice is believed to be a …

Your trash—someone else’s treasure? Not necessarily, write Judith A Singleton, Esther TL Lau and Lisa M Nissen What if we told you the antibiotics your patients threw in the garbage …

People with asthma need a better understanding of the illness, writes Louis Roller Over two million Australians have asthma—about one in 10 adults and about one in nine or 10 …

A good pharmacy manager acts as a coach for his or her pharmacy team, writes former Queensland Firebird Karen Brown If you were to ask my team (actually, if you …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest research relevant to pharmacists from around the world Diabetes treatments and risk of amputation, blindness, severe kidney failure, hyperglycaemia, and hypoglycaemia Using …

Is it always best practice to reduce blood pressure? writes Ben Basger The decision to treat someone for hypertension should be based on their cardiovascular risk ─ that is, the …