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Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists and atrial fibrillation A meta-analysis of seven trials showed that the efficacy of MRAs, as compared with placebo, …

A new project has compared usual medical prescribing with a model involving collaboration with a pharmacist The study, Evaluating collaborative ordering of medications by a pharmacist on a general medical …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Deprescribing Tool for Older PeoPle with Limited-life Expectancy (De-TOPPLE) Older people with limited life expectancy (LLE) have a higher risk of …

Pharmacists embedded in general practice are helping to improve medication use and reduce opioid prescribing, a study reveals  General practice pharmacists (GPPs) can help provide a “safer foundation for deprescribing” …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Restless legs syndrome Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a common sensorimotor disorder causing significant distress. Brain iron deficiency, dopaminergic …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Risk of Fracture and Osteoporosis in Patients with COPD and Inhaled Corticosteroids Treatment This meta-analysis of 26 RCTs (n=61,380) concluded that …

The profession’s focus shifts back to Canberra, with plans for another protest against 60-day dispensing moving ahead, plus the announcement of a review into full scope The planned rally for …

If a patient is making jokes about taking so many medicines they “rattle”…could they be open to deprescribing? Many older people are less resistant to deprescribing than a lot of …

Australia’s healthcare system needs to be reformed to better support deprescribing, expert says  Efforts to improve quality use of medicines in Australia are being limited by the current health system, …

Hospital pharmacists are looking to empower patients and their carers to engage with health professionals to optimise their medication regimens  The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) in partnership with …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Menopausal hormone therapy and dementia A case control study conducted with more than 60,000 women aged 50 to 60 …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Clinical practice guideline for deprescribing opioid analgesics This paper is a summary of the Evidence‐based clinical practice guideline for …