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lung health


Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Psychotropic medication deprescribing in residential aged care facilities In this exploratory study of the knowledge and attitudes of family members of …

FIP has called for a greater role for pharmacists in managing respiratory conditions Pharmacists must be allowed to do more to manage respiratory conditions in communities if the urgent need …

Lung function tests are an essential part of diagnosis and ongoing management of chronic airways disease. Pharmacists can play a key role in identifying people at risk of, or with, …

A new report shows huge support for community pharmacy following 2020’s many challenges, and the Guild says the sector’s key role needs recognition New data from Roy Morgan has shown …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Risk Versus Benefit of Combined Aspirin and Warfarin Therapy in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation In this retrospective, cohort study …

Following the merger of Apotex and Arrow, the combined Arrotex entity now has a considerable portfolio of respiratory medicines – including two new products Arrotex Pharmaceuticals has announced a strategic …

Sydney pharmacists have been working overtime after the city was hit with an air quality index ten times the ‘hazardous’ level on Tuesday After weeks of haze covering Sydney due …

The National Asthma Council Australia is cautioning Australians that bushfires raging throughout the country are putting lives at risk from asthma It is vital for anyone with asthma living in …

Tobacco use contributed to around 21,000 deaths in 2015 – though the rate of disease burden is falling But the burden linked to past smoking rose by 15%, the new …

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, …

With dust storms descending on the ACT and parts of NSW, NPS MedicineWise has reminded people to keep taking their medicines People with heart or breathing conditions need to follow …

Louis Roller takes a look at COPD and practice points for pharmacists “When you can’t breathe … nothing else matters” COPD is characterised by airflow limitation that is not fully …