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Disease State Management


This article addresses the many issues pertaining to fibromyalgia, a condition (or conditions) often misdiagnosed or dismissed by doctors, leaving the patient in pain. It is important that pharmacists are …

Early detection and adherence to treatment are vital to slow glaucoma progression. Pharmacists have a vital role to play in counselling patients to have regular eye checks and, for those …

Panic attacks are surprisingly common and, depending on how frequently they occur, can result in panic disorder. This article describes both conditions and the relationship between them, and how panic …

This article explores some of the common possible causes of nausea and vomiting such as infections, cancer, pregnancy and the adverse effects of many drugs. It also discusses drug choices …

Eating disorders are a group of psychological disorders typically characterised by pathological disturbances associated with attitudes and behaviours related to food, body weight control, and a severe concern with body …

There are many changes in the management of type 2 diabetes and the many combination therapies now available for glucose lowering are causing confusion among both patients and prescribers. This …

A quarter of all men aged 55 years and older have a prostate condition, increasing to a half of all men by the age of 70. Pharmacists need to be …

Pharmacists have an important role to counsel patients about the potential effects of all medicines, prescribed and non-prescribed, on possible driver impairment. This article aims to increase awareness of the …

Hair is of great social and cultural significance for human beings and losing it can cause significant anxiety in men and women. Understanding the structure and different types of hair …

Antipsychotic drugs are the main agents prescribed for common mental health conditions and for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD), but they have a wide range of adverse effects. …