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inappropriate prescribing


A doctor found guilty of indecently assaulting a female patient, and who prescribed the patient quantities of S8s knowing she was drug dependent, has been struck off A 62-year-old GP …

Prescribers often see a query about a script from a pharmacist as a challenge… so how can pharmacists best navigate these difficult situations? Gary West, professional officer at PDL, presented …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Updated Beers Criteria for potentially inappropriate medication use in older adults The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has released the …

Pharmacists have created a tool to help diagnose problematic aspects of organisational culture that contribute to psychotropic prescribing in aged care While the ABC’s Four Corners reveals the second part …

A GP has been suspended for continually overprescribing addictive drugs, despite concerned colleagues repeatedly telling him to stop A Victorian general practitioner has been reprimanded and temporarily suspended following serious …

A Victorian medical practitioner, who was suspended in the US after several pharmacists raised concerns, has had suspension of his Australian licence confirmed Dr Mahmood Ahmad, a doctor and anaesthetist …

American researchers trialed three interventions to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing… and two helped significantly Jason N. Doctor, of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, looked at how three behavioural …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Noninvasive Treatments for Acute, Subacute, and Chronic Low Back Pain The American College of Physicians (ACP) have developed this …