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When it comes to constipation management, one size doesn’t fit all. Pharmacists need to treat the individual suffering from constipation with consideration of their variable factors and red flags needing …

Urinary incontinence is a common condition which, in most cases, can be managed in primary care by conservative measures, with additional pharmacotherapy if required. Pharmacists can have an important role …

This interactive discussion will focus on practical ways to deal with a patient who is agitated, angry or abusive. It will provide some steps that can be taken to: keep …

This article focuses on the considerations for the care of immunocompromised individuals during COVID-19 and includes practical advice for pharmacists to provide to these people and their carers. By Marissa …

As medicines experts, pharmacists have the opportunity to improve medication adherence and health outcomes of patients with bipolar disorder. By Associate Professor Louis Roller PhD, MSc, BPharm, BSc, Dip Ed, …

Topical antifungal preparations are used to treat a variety of fungal skin infections such as tinea and napkin dermatitis. Combination corticosteroid/antifungal creams can be useful to relieve inflamed or itchy …

From June 2021, pharmacists will have another option for the non-prescription management of sleep disorder in the target population, melatonin. This second of two articles by pharmacist David Pache focuses …

Four out of five Australians will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. Inadequate management of an episode of acute non-specific low back pain can increase a …

Upper gastrointestinal symptoms are common complaints discussed and treated in pharmacy. Pharmacists are well placed to identify potential medicine related causes and make recommendations to remove or reduce the risk. …

By encouraging their patients to have regular skin checks and counselling them on the safe and effective use of medicines prescribed to treat melanoma skin cancer, pharmacists can make a …

Inconsistent messaging and advice from healthcare providers has been found to negatively impact women’s adherence with aspirin in pregnancy. All healthcare providers, including pharmacists, play an important role in accurately …

Urinary tract infection is one of the most common infections in older adults, accounting for around 25% of all in infections in this age group. This article identifies the common …