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Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Updated Beers Criteria for potentially inappropriate medication use in older adults The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has released the …

COPD treatments; celecoxib; HRT and risk of venous thromboembolism… Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Dual combination therapy versus long‐acting bronchodilators alone for COPD A …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news… The Role of Pharmacists in General Practice in Asthma Management This pilot study conducted by one pharmacist in a …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The association between neonatal vitamin D status and risk of schizophrenia Findings from a large Danish case-control study suggests that neonatal …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  The deprescribing rainbow The deprescribing rainbow highlights the clinical, psychological, social, financial and physical determinants that should be considered when deciding …

Prokinectics for dyspepsia; SGLT2 inhibitors; acute gastroenteritis; combination probiotics… Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Prokinetics for functional dyspepsia A Cochrane review provided no support for use …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Triple therapy in the management of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease A systematic review and meta-analysis of 21 trials shows use of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Changes in pain intensity after discontinuation of long-term opioid therapy for chronic noncancer pain Pain intensity after discontinuation of long-term opioid …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Overdiagnosis of Penicillin Allergy Leads to Costly, Inappropriate Treatment A growing body of evidence suggests that as few as 10% of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look around at recent research news Deprescribing conversations: a closer look at prescriber–patient communication Exploration of initiation, style and content of patient and healthcare provider communication …

Debbie Rigby takes a look around at the latest in research news Patient-centered care interventions to reduce the inappropriate prescription and use of benzodiazepines and z-drugs A systematic review of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Patient-centered care interventions to reduce the inappropriate prescription and use of benzodiazepines and z-drugs A systematic review of 20 studies has …