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Pharmacists can assist women in the preconception period by screening for medication issues, optimising chronic disease management and counselling on nutritional supplementation. By Rachel Morrison MPharm(Hons), BPharmSci, Resource Development Pharmacist, …

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 …

Patients with complex medication regimens show poor adherence to therapy so it stands to reason that reducing medicines complexity has been shown to improve adherence. Simplification of complex medication regimens …

As antibiotics are often managed sub-optimally and overused, it is important for pharmacists to keep up-to-date with Australian guidelines on management of RTIs, especially in children, and to provide reassurance, …

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 …

Medication reconciliation is a critical activity to identify any unintended medication discrepancies at transitions of care and optimise patient medication safety. By Debbie Rigby, advanced practice pharmacist Learning objectives After …

Community pharmacy is often the first place parents go to when their children experience pain. In this article, pharmacist Zaheeda Patel describes the tools available to adequately assess pain in …

The evolving evidence for the role of nutrition in epigenetic programming and its impact on the first 1000 days of life means that it is no longer good enough to …

This article looks at the different types of infectious rashes that most commonly present in childhood and identify features that can help distinguish the different types of rashes. By Morna …

IMMUNITY AND IMMUNE HEALTH MINI-SERIES This third and final instalment of the Immunity and Immune Health series provides an overview of the key steps to consider when a customer presents …