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COPD


Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Patients with underuse or overuse of inhaled corticosteroids have different perceptions and beliefs regarding COPD and inhaled medication This study explored …

Government funding essential if pharmacy COPD screening is to be sustainable, as fears remain over charging patients   While a number of clinical trials have revealed the efficacy of pharmacist-led COPD …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  A Pharmacist’s Review of Asthma Asthma is a lifelong respiratory disease that calls for proper pharmacotherapy, patient counselling, and an action …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Patient considerations in the treatment of COPD: focus on the new combination inhaler fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol The pharmacological treatment for stable COPD …

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 when and how to safely …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Racial/ethnic variation and risk factors for allopurinol-associated severe cutaneous adverse reactions Analysis of US Medicaid data shows black, Asian …

The National Asthma Council Australia has released a package of new and updated resources for primary care health professionals to help combat the problem of incorrect inhaler technique Research shows …

We take a closer look at the Southcity Pharmacy Wagga Wagga, which was named winner of the Excellence in Community Engagement Award, and winner of the overall Pharmacy of the …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Therapeutic effects of Cannabis and cannabinoids This comprehensive review of recent medical literature concludes that there is conclusive or substantial evidence …

New research published in the New England Journal of Medicine has shown triple therapy better reduces moderate/severe exacerbations compared with dual therapy Results from the IMPACT study, one of the …

A new study involving current and former heavy smokers suggests that COPD is being systematically misdiagnosed The researchers, from Monash University, set out to review the accuracy of diagnoses of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news A narrative review of the safety concerns of deprescribing in older adults and strategies to mitigate potential harms This …