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eczema


What advice can you offer on maintaining healthy skin or counselling on chronic skin conditions, such as eczema and psoriasis? While you can’t change the weather, you can encourage people …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Prescribing of diabetes medications to people with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease Analysis of Australia GP prescribing …

Eczema affects 1 in 3 Australians at some stage of their lives, but there are some natural skincare products out there that can help, writes Sheshtyn Paola In my late …

By educating patients on the importance of a daily skincare regime, assisting with product selection and facilitating effective self care, pharmacy can play an important role in the treatment of …

To help increase pharmacists’ knowledge of eczema, Guild Learning and Development has released a new Pharmacy Heath Solutions online course titled “Itchy, red skin” Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is a common, …

Australians, including health professionals, need “re-education” about eczema and the dangers of steroids, according to the Australasian College of Dermatologists Earlier this month the College released a position statement, a …

Pharmacists often give misinformation about steroid use in eczema, say dermatologists The Australasian College of Dermatologists has released a position statement on the use of topical corticosteroids for childhood eczema, …

Less than 20% of pharmacists continue to advise people use topical corticosteroids sparingly to treat eczema, an AJP poll shows – but more needs to be done to change pharmacist …

As of today – 1 July 2016 – changes have been made to the prescribing and dispensing of topical corticosteroids listed under the PBS scheme, which will make it easier …

Dermatology is becoming a key issue for pharmacists, particularly concerning the use of topical corticosteroids. Key to the issue is the use of the words, “Use sparingly”. Debbie Rigby recently …

Winter is a good time to counsel people with eczema about a few misconceptions, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen The crisp cool weather at the beginning of …

Debbie Rigby, consultant clinical pharmacist, debunks some of the common held myths in pharmacy As trusted healthcare professionals within the community, pharmacists should ensure they are up-to-date on the latest …