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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 …

Pharmacists can be key in not only identifying and managing COPD, but preventing it too, write Jarrod and Carlene McMaugh COPD is a term used to describe a group of …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Aging and extrapulmonary effects of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease People with COPD experience a decline in functional status including …