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benzodiazepines


A dentist has been reprimanded after prescribing benzodiazepines to a two-year-old and a seven-year-old who both later presented to emergency departments A NSW Civil and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Physical functioning and mindfulness skills training in chronic pain The importance of improved physical function as …

A psychologist has had his registration cancelled after he entered into a relationship with a patient and gave him gifts including cigarettes, alcohol and a …

Following the commencement of the Royal Commission into Aged Care, one key stakeholder has spoken of “extreme” concern over chemical restraint Aged Care Quality and …

SafeScript is already saving lives, says the Victorian Government, while the Victorian Guild calls for urgent action in other jurisdictions SafeScript, Victoria’s real-time monitoring system, …

A pharmacist has been reprimanded and conditions imposed on his registration after he stole S8 medicines and falsified records In February 2015, the owner of two …

Debbie Rigby takes a look around at the latest in research news Patient-centered care interventions to reduce the inappropriate prescription and use of benzodiazepines and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Patient-centered care interventions to reduce the inappropriate prescription and use of benzodiazepines and z-drugs A systematic …

Opioids and benzos for illicit use are easy to obtain, a new report has found… and while personal importation numbers are small, they’re increasing The …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Deprescribing benzodiazepine receptor agonists This paper includes an evidence-based guideline to help clinicians make decisions about …

Pharmacy 777 and ScriptWise are urging pharmacists to speak with patients about the risks associated with long-term use of benzos and opioids As part of …

A new report tabled in Victorian Parliament has highlighted misuse of pharmaceuticals as the leading cause of drug-induced deaths in Australia The Victorian Parliament’s Law …