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This article will define neuropathic pain, the various types of neuropathic pain syndromes and the efficacy of gabapentinoids in their treatment. It is essential pharmacists have strong foundational knowledge of …

‘Burnout’ is a much-used term to describe varying degrees of stress, feeling overwhelmed and mental ill health. This webinar provides an understanding of burnout and its prevalence among pharmacists and …

This article discusses the importance of managing work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WMSD) in primary care including the typical features that pharmacists should be aware of. It examines the role of pharmacotherapy …

PDL and the Australian Society of Compounding Pharmacists warn of serious errors involving compounding of clonidine suspension for children, including rare fatalities PDL is aware of multiple instances where a …

All medicines used to control hyperglycaemia have potential adverse effects. The wide range of pharmacological actions of medication used in diabetes management, particularly when more than one medication is used, …

Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency in the world and may be an indicator of serious disease. Therefore, early suspicion and recognition of possible iron deficiency is an …

The vast majority of sore throats are caused by viruses. Yet pharmacists still tend to recommend lozenges containing antiseptic/antibacterial ingredients with mostly in vitro evidence to support their effectiveness. This …

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes and a leading cause of blindness worldwide. Pharmacists can play a vital role in providing support, advice and strategies that contribute to …

While brand switching in epilepsy is not encouraged, the high prevalence of antiseizure medications shortages, particularly for generic brands, means that avoidance of brand switching is not always possible. In …

In this two-part podcast, our expert panel discuss the signs and symptoms of dry eye, its causes and potential risks, including the emergence of ‘quarantine dry eye’ and ‘mask associated …

This article provides an expert dermatology review of the management of onychomycosis with a focus on the therapeutic options and their appropriate use. By Janice Yeon, BSc(Med), MBBS, MIPH and …

While there is no known cure for psoriasis, it is important for pharmacists to emphasise to patients that it is a treatable disease. Optimism and encouragement are justified to make …