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medication review


More access to MMRs in aged care settings “welcome”, consultant pharmacists say The Australian Association of Consultant Pharmacy (AACP) has welcomed the Aged Care Royal Commission’s recommendations for improving medication …

What do pharmacists need to know about the recent ‘telepharmacy’ changes? The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the face of healthcare – and indeed pharmacy – as we know it.  Since 21 April, pharmacists have been able to undertake a range …

The reality of medication reviews is a program full of band-aids and add-ons, argues Karalyn Huxhagen When Home Medicine Reviews (HMRs) were launched, we were promised interactive programs with GPs …

A systematic review has found medication reviews identified up to four problems per patient, with generally high acceptance of pharmacist recommendations Collaborative medication reviews are successful at identifying and resolving medication-related problems, …

Over half of pharmacist recommendations were not actioned by GPs in this randomised trial Researchers from the universities of Bristol, Bath, Reading, Sydney and Laval have examined the impact of …

A new Canadian study has found that medication reviews conducted by pharmacists did not significantly modify prescription drug use But comparing this to the Australian model is like “comparing an …

But it is an important advancement that requires our immediate attention, says this hospital pharmacist Sophie Paviour from Redland-Wynnum Hospitals in Brisbane has asked fellow pharmacists to be more conscious of …