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This review aims to provide an evidence-based update for pharmacists on available emergency contraceptive options to assist women in their decision-making and ensure their practice aligns with the current requirements …

Constipation is a common presentation in pharmacy, with many causes and different treatment and management options available, including diet and lifestyle modification and pharmacotherapies. The presenters of this two-episode podcast …

Presentations of many conditions that feature abdominal pain are similar and can be difficult to differentiate. It is vitally important for pharmacists to be able to identify the red flags …

More than one in five Australians do not get enough vitamin D. Pharmacists are well placed to provide advice on lifestyle changes and appropriate use of supplements for individuals to …

Treating allergic rhinitis early in the allergy season with intranasal corticosteroids reduces its impact. By Dr Brett MacFarlane, PhD, BPharm (Hons), Chief Pharmacist, Australasian College of Pharmacy Learning objectives After …

Your legal responsibilities in pharmacy are directly related to whether you’re a pharmacist, a manager or a proprietor. Our specialist panel will show you how to avoid the regulatory pitfalls. …

Constipation in children is a common condition and presentation in community pharmacy.1 Early assessment and intervention are necessary as constipation can cause considerable distress to the child and parents, may …

Breathlessness is a cardinal symptom for cardiorespiratory diseases, leading to a cycle of physical deconditioning, anxiety and depression. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions can reduce stress and improve quality of life. …

Pharmacists have a valuable role to assist people with skin conditions better manage their care. Education and often simple measures can improve the quality of life for people with chronic …

While there are several drug classes available for treating type 2 diabetes, the glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists are one of the newer classes of pharmacological agents. By Carrie Stewart, …

Workplace bullying is a thorny topic for employers and employees alike. Like many issues around human interaction, it can be difficult to understand exactly what constitutes bullying, what recourse we …

Pharmacists have an important role in improving patients’ awareness about menopause, MHT options and treatment adherence. They also have a role in assisting prescribers when MHT medicines are in shortage …

This article discusses the clinical presentation of endometriosis, endometrial hyperplasia and polycystic ovarian syndrome, and the role that metformin has in the management of each condition. By Kevin de Vries, …

There is no cure for restless legs syndrome, however, by providing appropriate advice, pharmacists can help their patients manage the disorder and minimise symptoms. By Dr Louis Roller PhD, MSc, …