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children’s health


Recognising the true extent of a child’s pain is vital, as is selecting the appropriate treatment, and advising on adjunct non-pharmacological treatment strategies In a pharmacy setting, children experiencing mild, …

Constipation in children is a common condition and presentation in community pharmacy.1 Early assessment and intervention are necessary as constipation can cause considerable distress to the child and parents, may …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effect of Marine Omega-3 Fatty Acid and Vitamin D Supplementation on Incident Atrial Fibrillation Supplementation with marine omega-3 fatty acids and/or …

Karalyn Huxhagen explores the considerations and triggers for children with asthma who are returning to school or starting for the first time Going back to school or starting school for …

ALLERGIC RHINITIS: PART 2 Emerging evidence suggests that allergic rhinitis can have a major impact on children’s daily activities and academic performance. A better understanding of the full impact of …

As antibiotics are often managed sub-optimally and overused, it is important for pharmacists to keep up-to-date with Australian guidelines on management of RTIs, especially in children, and to provide reassurance, …

AJP speaks with pharmacist John Bell about the latest in children’s gut health and related allergies 1. What do pharmacists need to know about cows’ milk allergy and kids? Cows’ …

National Asthma Council Australia is urging pharmacists to ask parents if their kids have an up-to-date asthma action plan and are taking preventive medications For the one in nine Australian …

The number of deaths among young people from prescription and illicit opioid poisoning has nearly tripled in the past two decades, according to a US study A cross sectional US …

A study has found chemicals in personal care products could be potentially associated with earlier onset of puberty in girls A cohort study has looked into the potential impact that …

Parents typically manage their children’s medication, but kids’ limited involvement may become problematic as they grow older, say researchers The number of children diagnosed with chronic health conditions is increasing …

One quarter of caregivers do not know the maximum daily dose of Children’s Panadol, and 13% even think it contains codeine, an Australian survey has found Researchers from the University of …