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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news SARS-CoV2: should inhibitors of the renin–angiotensin system be withdrawn in patients with COVID-19? Based on currently available data and in view …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Current and future pharmacological agents for the treatment of back pain This overview with expert opinion summarises the evidence …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Association of tramadol use with risk of hip fracture Tramadol was associated with a higher risk of hip fracture than initiation …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news The role of sodium glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitors in heart failure and chronic kidney disease in type 2 diabetes …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Acute kidney injury and adverse renal events in patients receiving SGLT2-inhibitors SGLT-2 inhibitors have a positive effect on the progression of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Treatment options for glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis is the most common form of secondary osteoporosis. It develops in a dose and …

Pharmacological treatment for obesity; hormone therapy for postmenopausal women; and mepolizumab in patients with severe asthma… Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Pharmacological Treatment for …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Paracetamol for pain in adults A nice up-to-date review of paracetamol. Key messages suggest the evidence for using paracetamol …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research PRN Medicines Management for Psychotropic Medicines in Long-Term Care Settings This review oers a description of PRN prescription and administration …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Sodium–Glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibitors and the Risk for Severe Urinary Tract Infections A large population-based cohort study using US-based databases has shown …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Pharmacist services in nursing homes: A systematic review and meta‐analysis Pharmacists have been contributing to the care of residents in nursing …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Comparative Efficacy of Interventions for Aggressive and Agitated Behaviors in Dementia Results of this systematic review and network meta-analysis show nonpharmacologic …