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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Targeted Approach to Improve Asthma Control Using Community Pharmacists This cluster RCT was conducted across 95 Australian pharmacies over a 12 …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Medication-related hospital admissions in aged care residents In a retrospective analysis of DVA claims, nearly half of hospital admissions were preceded …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Polymyalgia rheumatica Polymyalgia rheumatica is a common inflammatory disorder that affects older patients. The condition is characterized by acute-onset bilateral shoulder …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Stopping osteoporosis medications The successful management of osteoporosis involves a long-term strategy for each patient as well as drug holidays during …

Smoking is an important risk factor in the development of chronic respiratory conditions including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma. Pharmacists conducting comprehensive medication reviews have an opportunity to …

A new specialist taskforce is set to offer Australians with asthma and other chronic respiratory conditions more coordinated, effective pharmacist care The taskforce, chaired by Woolcock Institute of Medical Research …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Atopic dermatitis and bathing Atopic dermatitis be improved with more baths or showers. Moisturizers (ointment or thick creams) should be applied …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Electronic cigarettes for smoking cessation Electronic cigarettes are handheld electronic vaping devices which produce an aerosol formed by heating an e‐liquid. …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Adapting inhaled medication practice in COPD and asthma to avoid funding the tobacco industry An inhaler company whose products …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Chemical analysis of fresh and aged Australian e-cigarette liquids Assessment of the chemical composition of 65 Australian electronic cigarette …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Impact of Inhaler Device Regimen in Patients with Asthma or COPD Patients prescribed different device types for reliever and maintenance medications …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Probiotics for the prevention of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea A systematic review and meta-analysis of 42 studies has concluded that probiotics are effective …