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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 …

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 …

Males account for, or at least contribute to, around 50% of cases of infertility challenges. Pharmacists should therefore be familiar with the topic of fertility, as holistic healthcare and support …

Asthma, sleep and sleep disorders appear to have complex, but significant relationships, particularly among people with severe asthma. By Debbie Rigby, advanced practice pharmacist Learning Objectives After completing this activity, …

Pharmacists can support patients by identifying atopic dermatitis and psoriasis, and counselling on the use of topical corticosteroids, protecting the skin barrier, and the importance of avoiding environmental triggers if …

Pharmacists can play an important role in the management of candidiasis in particular populations that have regular interaction with the pharmacy, such as patients using steroid inhalers, taking immunosuppressants or …

What is the evidence for nicotine vaping products in smoking cessation and their impact on health more generally? By Sandra Rackemann BPharm (Hons), AACPA, Professional Development Pharmacist, Australasian College of …

Many of the conditions that lead to death and morbidity in men have few or no symptoms, and therefore may not be diagnosed until it is too late. Men are …

Pharmacists are often consulted by parents and caregivers about the management of eczema in their young children. In this article, Marsha Gomez provides the latest information about the management of …

While the likelihood of developing dementia increases with age, dementia is not an inevitable or normal part of the ageing process. Pharmacists can play an important role in advising patients …

Management of osteoarthritis continues to evolve. Emerging therapies contribute to the growing body of evidence that informs treatment and management. To provide evidence-informed advice and education, pharmacists need to be …

Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) is a serious, acute, life-threatening condition that can occur in people with diabetes, and requires immediate medical attention, writes Sonal Patel. Dr Sonal Patel BPharm, GCPH, PhD, …