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Pharmacists need to consider the multiple factors in falls risk, writes Jarrod McMaugh As the most accessible health professionals, pharmacists encounter a lot of people who are at risk of …

An emerging health researcher and award-winning academic pharmacist speaks with AJP about the deprescribing process Dr Emily Reeve, from the Kolling Institute at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, is …

Pharmacists can help identify patients at risk of serious injury from falls, writes Ben Basger Falls may result in serious injury. For example, 12 months after a hip fracture in …

With future Australians expected to live well into their 90s, Deakin University researchers have questioned if we really have our finger on the pulse of the health needs of this …

Falls are the most common accidents older people have. Risk factors include: some medicines, some medical conditions, physical and environmental factors The consequences of falls include: 10-20% of falls result …