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adverse events


A study has found community pharmacists have ‘suboptimal’ knowledge on reporting adverse drug reactions, making up only 6% of reports in 2017 Community pharmacists need more training on adverse drug …

Ben Basger takes a look at some of the issues around older people taking multiple medicines When polypharmacy is practiced on our vulnerable older patients, bad outcomes occur. Adverse drug …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Intentional Weight Loss for Overweight and Obese Knee Osteoarthritis Patients: Is More Better? In the Intensive diet and Exercise for Adults …

Following a Government request, the TGA is undertaking additional risk mitigation activities after a new safety review of montelukast In February 2018, mainstream media reported on adverse events allegedly linked …

Paracetamol is the second most common substance involved in calls to Australian Poisons Information Centres, new data show Research led by Alanna Huynh, a poisons information specialist and research associate …

TGA reminds health professionals to communicate the potential risks of medicines associated with neuropsychiatric adverse events The TGA has issued a reminder to health professionals on communicating the potential risks …

A group of experts are calling for clear legal principles around how a duty of care looks in the age of electronic records Dr Jennifer Stevens, Anaesthetist at St Vincent’s …

Pharmacists and doctors are coming under fire in mainstream media over adverse events allegedly linked to montelukast Nine news reports that the mother of 18-year-old Sara Hozen says other parents …

Nearly three-quarters of pharmacists would like to see greater restrictions on the availability of ibuprofen, an AJP poll has revealed Following concerns expressed by pharmacists that Australians could be at …

Up to three in 10 British pharmacies may be failing to give safety advice, a consumer advocacy organisation has found Which? Magazine, part of the Which? Group which also includes …

A pharmacist involved in the deadly 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak in the US has been jailed for eight years Glenn Chin was the supervisory pharmacist at the New England Compounding …

Researchers have found public perception bias may lead to more frequent reporting of adverse events for generics A US study has explored whether adverse event reporting patterns are similar between …