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kidney health


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 …

The prevalence of gout is increasing in Australia, and pharmacists have a key role to play in its treatment and management, writes Brad Butt When one thinks about gout they …

Increasing the use of novel and well-established drugs would offer a significant opportunity to reduce harms caused by diabetes, a new report shows Modelling by the Baker Heart and Diabetes …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Benefits and Harms of Oral Anticoagulant Therapy in Chronic Kidney Disease A systematic review and meta-analysis has shown non–vitamin K oral …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Relationship of inhaled long-acting bronchodilators with cardiovascular outcomes among patients with stable COPD A meta-analysis and systematic review of 43 randomized …

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 …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Atrial Fibrillation and Chronic Kidney Disease Analysis of registry data in GARFIELD‐AF shows moderate‐to‐severe CKD was independently associated with stroke/systemic embolism, …

PDL has highlighted the importance of taking patient concerns and questions seriously, after a dispensing error contributed to a patient’s death In a recent coronial inquest, it was found that …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Developing a measure of polypharmacy appropriateness in primary care A systematic review and expert consensus study has identified 12 implicit indicators …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Changes in Prescribing Symptomatic and Preventive Medications in the Last Year of Life in Older Nursing Home Residents A …

Nearly three-quarters of pharmacists would like to see greater restrictions on the availability of ibuprofen, an AJP poll has revealed Following concerns expressed by pharmacists that Australians could be at …

A pharmacist believed the dose of methotrexate prescribed to a man who later died was inappropriate – but her concerns were ignored Fairfax media outlets have reported on the inquest …