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Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most common cause of symptomatic vaginitis in diagnosed cases, with the most commonly affected group being young, sexually active women. Pharmacists need to be able …

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 …

Pharmacists are well placed to help reduce the risk of glaucoma progression by recognising the signs and symptoms, counselling on appropriate medication use, and aiding in medication adherence, writes Dr …

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 …

Sodium valproate is contra-indicated in pregnancy in Australia and New Zealand, unless there is no suitable alternative option. However, sodium valproate is still being prescribed for women of childbearing age. …

Tinea pedis is the most common skin condition caused by fungal infection, with around one in four adults experiencing ‘athlete’s foot’ at some time in their lives. Community pharmacists play …

Discontinuation of antihypertensives has been shown to be safe and should be considered in frail older people. Patient preference plays a crucial factor when deprescribing and should be actively taken …