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By understanding the underlying causes of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), its presentation and the management options available, pharmacists can provide the most appropriate counselling and advice. By Jala Moushi, BPharm(Hons), …

Dr Kieran Le Plastrier and pharmacist Suzanna Nash discuss how to improve parent counselling skills on pain & fever using new ACP guideline This webinar shows pharmacists how they can …

This 30-minute Clinical Pharmacy Update session from APP2024 explores the gender disparity in pain management revealed by 2023 consumer research, where 1 in 2 Australian women felt their pain was …

This article will discuss sarcopenia, its pathophysiology, effects, management strategies, and how pharmacists can support patients. We will explore the causes, risk factors and ways to prevent sarcopenia, and discuss …

Calcium and vitamin D are essential nutrients for skeletal growth and bone health.1 Vitamin D helps the body to absorb calcium—not having sufficient vitamin D levels can reduce calcium absorption …

What is the role of nutraceuticals in cardiovascular health, and what are the reasons for using them alongside statin therapy in the management of hypercholesterolaemia? By Chrysa Giannellis, consultant pharmacist …

Treatment for chronic hepatitis C has been available through community pharmacies since 2016, but the predicted uptake of treatment has been lower than anticipated. Pharmacists have a key role to …

Liquid medications are designed to provide an ‘easy to swallow’ alternative to solid medication dosage forms and have added benefits of rapid absorption. However, for people with dysphagia, which affects …

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a condition that pharmacists will commonly encounter; given the current level of under-diagnoses, there is a key role for pharmacists in recognising symptoms and facilitating …

This article aims to assist pharmacists counsel their patients living with rheumatoid arthritis in all settings to understand their therapeutic goals, the options available and to manage their condition, and …

A community pharmacist and a PDL professional officer discuss how to minimise psychosocial hazards created by medicolegal incidents in pharmacy, in a webinar moderated by PSS President Curtis Ruhnau. What …

Experience, reflect and plan: exploring the ‘what, why and how’ of reflective practice, and what it can mean for pharmacists Good reflective practice expands and consolidates knowledge, skills, approaches, and …