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pain management


Presentations of many conditions that feature abdominal pain are similar and can be difficult to differentiate. It is vitally important for pharmacists to be able to identify the red flags …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effect of omega-3 fatty acids on cardiovascular outcomes A systematic review and meta-analysis of nearly 150,00 people has concluded that omega-3 …

This article discusses the recommended management pathway of acute low back pain (LBP) in primary care, including the ‘red flags’ that pharmacists should be aware of for referral. In particular, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The Role of the Pharmacist in the Care of Patients with Chronic Pain Pharmacists across the healthcare continuum are well positioned …

An understanding of the basics of pain assessment and practical measures to manage acute pain in a pharmacy setting will ensure pharmacists are able to propose appropriate management strategies and …

How have changes to opioid prescribing affected some patients? Aili Langford, Carl Schneider, Christine Lin, and Danijela Gnjidic, from the University of Sydney, take a look Chronic pain affects about …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Reducing Medical Admissions and Presentations Into Hospital through Optimising Medicines (REMAIN HOME) Integrating pharmacists into 14 general practices to review medicine …

Despite the accumulating body of scientific knowledge about, and the growing demand for access to products derived from medicinal cannabis, there is still an absence of the clinical trial data …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Migraine management Drugs can be used to treat acute migraine, or they can be used prophylactically to reduce the frequency and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Harms and benefits of sodium‑glucose co‑transporter 2 inhibitors Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors are oral glucose-lowering drugs that increase the urinary excretion …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Direct Challenges to Penicillin-Based Antibiotics in the Inpatient Setting Direct challenge (DC) is an emerging safe and effective alternative to penicillin …

TerryWhite Chemmart plans to drive consumer awareness of holistic pain management with a six-week campaign launching Thursday The launch precedes this year’s National Pain Week, which runs from July 22-28. …