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hypertension


Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news High Use of SABAs is Associated with Higher Exacerbation Rate Dutch data from the REALISE survey of adults with asthma shows …

Pharmacists are well-placed to educate at-risk patients about the different types of stroke, provide advice on the major risk factors and related lifestyle choices, as well as drug treatments for …

Louis Roller takes a look at high blood pressure: the risks, the causes and the treatments Hypertension (HTN or HT), also known as high blood pressure (HBP), is a long term medical condition in which the blood pressure in the arteries …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Reducing Medical Admissions and Presentations Into Hospital through Optimising Medicines (REMAIN HOME) Integrating pharmacists into 14 general practices to review medicine …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Adverse outcomes of proton pump inhibitors in patients with chronic kidney disease Long‐term use of proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) has been …

Inconsistent messaging and advice from healthcare providers has been found to negatively impact women’s adherence with aspirin in pregnancy. All healthcare providers, including pharmacists, play an important role in accurately …

Ben Basger takes a look at the modifiable risk factors for stroke A recent Australian study reported that low education is associated with increased stroke risk, (BMJ Open 2018. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024070) …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effect of Antihypertensive Medication Reduction vs Usual Care on Short-term Blood Pressure Control in Patients With Hypertension Aged 80 Years and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Amiodarone in the aged Amiodarone is a highly effective antiarrhythmic drug, but can have serious adverse effects, particularly in older patients. …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Thunderstorm-triggered asthma: what we know so far Thunderstorm-triggered asthma (TA) is the occurrence of acute asthma attacks immediately following a thunderstorm. …

A new report has found that a significant number of Australians could be living with undiagnosed, untreated or uncontrolled high blood pressure The report, from the Baker Heart and Diabetes …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Association between sleep characteristics and antihypertensive treatment in older adults This study is a prospective cohort study of treated hypertensive patients …