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medication management


The PSA has renewed its call for pharmacists to be placed on the list of eligible allied health professionals for chronic disease management It’s been nearly three years since the …

Monash Pharmacy PhD student Erica Tong has received a prestigious award from the MJA for her research paper on reducing medication errors in hospital discharge summaries Erica Tong has received …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Optimizing identification and management of COPD patients – reviewing the role of the community pharmacist This paper proposes key steps for …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Pancreatic Safety of Sitagliptin in the TECOS Study The TECOS study (Trial Evaluating Cardiovascular Outcomes with Sitagliptin) investigated the …

Dr Ben Basger looks at how pharmacists can protect seniors from adverse events caused by medications Did you know that one in four community-living older people are hospitalised for medication-related …

Are pharmacies taking the right approach in their medication management services? Provision of dose administration aids is now very much an accepted, standard part of pharmacy practice, but is the …

Dose Administration Aids seem to be universally accepted… but let’s not forget their shortcomings, writes Keryn Coghill Dose administration aids: we hear lots about these little devices and how useful …

A report published in the Medical Journal of Australia today confirms the potential for community pharmacies to make a significant contribution to reducing the cost of unnecessary hospitalisations, says the …