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Quantifying the true effect of a drug on the population goes beyond looking at the short-term results of clinical trials, says doc A Sydney cardiologist has pointed out the importance …

And adverse event reporting increased by more than 2,000 notifications, according to TGA’s latest stats Key observations for 2016-17 compared with 2015-16, provided by the TGA are as follows: 1. The …

A review published in today’s Medical Journal of Australia has taken aim at herbal medicines and their possible contribution to morbidity and mortality The narrative review by researchers at the University …

We take a look at pharmacy news from around the world Boston, Massachusetts: The trial of Barry Cadden, the compounding pharmacist facing charges of murder, mail fraud and racketeering, has …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Improving the Management of COPD in Women Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a highly debilitating disease that represents …

Who are the biggest reporters of adverse events and what does the TGA look for in a report? This month the TGA published its annual report prepared by the Pharmacovigilance …

French study finds evidence that hospital medication reviews may have a positive impact – but overall evidence remains flimsy Researchers from the Hôpitaux de Marseille, France, conducted a systemic review …

Since alprazolam was rescheduled to S8, there has been a notable reduction in overall use and adverse events, a study published today has found. Interrupted Time Series Analysis of the …

Pharmacists, other health professionals and consumers have been encouraged to report adverse medicines events, during a session at the National Medicines Symposium last week. Consultant pharmacist Debbie Rigby urged pharmacists …

A study of adults who had recently purchased children’s paracetamol has indicated that many people don’t know basic information about the commonly used medicine. Presented at last week’s National Medicines …

It started when the Pharmacy Guild tweeted its welcome to the focus on avoidable hospital readmissions in Friday’s COAG communique, which identified that too many patients are readmitted following complications …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the focus on avoidable hospital readmissions in today’s COAG Communique. In the Communique, Government leaders identified the disturbing fact that far too many …