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medication management


When it comes to the treatment of medication overuse headache, pharmacists have an important role to play in facilitating patient education. By David McLaren BPharmSci, MPharm, MPH, Professional Development Pharmacist, …

Patients with complex medication regimens show poor adherence to therapy so it stands to reason that reducing medicines complexity has been shown to improve adherence. Simplification of complex medication regimens …

Medication reconciliation is a critical activity to identify any unintended medication discrepancies at transitions of care and optimise patient medication safety. By Debbie Rigby, advanced practice pharmacist Learning objectives After …

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 …

The controversial optional $1 discount is set to stay, as more details of the newly signed 7CPA begin to emerge Health Minister Greg Hunt has lauded the signing of the …

What is it like working in a multi-disciplinary aged care team? AJP speaks with four different pharmacists making a difference on the ground Richard Thorpe Richard is Australia’s first ever …

PM promises over $25 million to improve medication management programs in response to Aged Care Royal Commission’s Interim Report The Federal Government will deliver a $537 million funding package to …

A new study has looked at how pharmacy delivery of comprehensive medication management can help improve the carers’ work life The study, published in the Journal of the American Board …

Current evidence for any clinical benefit from medication management apps and sensors is limited, experts say  The use of medication apps in clinical practice is hindered by a lack of …

A letter to the Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care prompted a meeting about challenges being faced by pharmacies who provide residential aged care services This month, Webstercare welcomed …

Parents typically manage their children’s medication, but kids’ limited involvement may become problematic as they grow older, say researchers The number of children diagnosed with chronic health conditions is increasing …

The Royal Commission into aged care has included medication management in its terms of reference, a move welcomed by the PSA The Commissioners, Justice Joseph McGrath and Ms Lynelle Briggs …