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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Treatments for cough and common cold in children Upper respiratory tract infections in children are common, self-limiting illnesses that resolve without …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Management of type 2 diabetes in patients with frailty Newer antihyperglycemic agents such as glucagonlike peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP1-RAs), …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Cardiovascular risk assessment in women: which women are suited for menopausal hormone therapy? Individual risk assessment for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease is …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Cough in Children and Adults: Diagnosis, Assessment and Management (CICADA) Cough is the most common symptom leading to medical consultation. Chronic …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Cannabis for chronic pain: cardiovascular safety Analysis of nearly 2 million patients with chronic pain using Danish registers reveals …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists and atrial fibrillation A meta-analysis of seven trials showed that the efficacy of MRAs, as compared with placebo, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news, including aged care analgesic monitoring, use of low-dose aspirin and managing resistant hypertension  Analgesic stewardship in Australian residential aged care facilities …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Quality and safety in residential aged care: an evaluation of a national quality indicator programme Evaluation of Australia’s National QI programme …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news CICADA: Cough in Children and Adults: Diagnosis and Assessment. Australian Cough Guidelines summary statement CICADA (Cough in Children and Adults: Diagnosis …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Significant use of non-evidence-based therapeutics in a cohort of Australian fibromyalgia patients Fibromyalgia is a common condition characterised by chronic widespread …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news The 2023 Practitioner’s Toolkit for Managing Menopause This updated toolkit provides algorithms that guide the clinical assessment and care …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Embedded on-site aged care pharmacists in Australia Qualitative semistructured interviews explored the roles of early adopters of Australia’s embedded on-site pharmacist …