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emergency


How many people fall into addiction after getting a script from their doctor, and what role does the ED play? University of Sydney pharmacist researcher Dr Jonathan Penm recently conducted …

Karalyn Huxhagen explains why headache needs to be taken seriously The variance of headache that presents to pharmacy results in a variance of cure and ideas for preventions. There are …

The Victorian Government has unveiled plans to address emergency demand and help reduce health impacts from any future thunderstorm asthma event The Andrews Labor Government announced that it plans to …

Australia cannot be complacent about a potential infectious disease emergency, say public health experts While Australia is well placed to respond to such an emergency, many logistical challenges remain, say specialists …

Handling the pressures of pharmacy is no mean feat… but we can take a few lessons from one aviation hero, writes Vanessa Lontos On November 4th 2010, Captain Richard Champion …

EDs, GPs and community pharmacies need to overcome barriers to working together, writes Angel Gonzalez There is no question that community pharmacies could play a more valuable role in health …

Health care professionals need to educate consumers about self-management and prevention, writes Angel Gonzalez There is growing concern amongst health care professionals that the level of strain being placed on …

This week’s fires in Western Australia have again highlighted the importance for people with asthma of being prepared Tony Carter, executive director of the Asthma Foundation WA, told the AJP …

People who suffer from hayfever should consider carrying a Ventolin puffer at all times – especially if thunderstorms like last night’s are expected, an asthma expert says. Associate Professor Cenk …

Yarraville’s Carnovale Pharmacy was inundated with people seeking relief from asthma last night after a severe thunderstorm hit Melbourne – to the point where the pharmacy ran out of Ventolin. …

A recent study in Western Australia has indicated that low-acuity – popularly and misleadingly referred to as ‘GP-type’ patients – are not a major contributor to emergency department overcrowding. The …

French study finds evidence that hospital medication reviews may have a positive impact – but overall evidence remains flimsy Researchers from the Hôpitaux de Marseille, France, conducted a systemic review …