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In the first of a two-part series, Carlene McMaugh talks to a range of pharmacy experts about pain management. In particular we look at the impact of scheduling changes – …

The Guild is encouraging pharmacists to increase patient recruitment numbers for the Chronic Pain MedsCheck Trial In this week’s edition of Forefront, the Guild reminded participating pharmacists that patient recruitment …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Benefits and Harms of Oral Anticoagulant Therapy in Chronic Kidney Disease A systematic review and meta-analysis has shown non–vitamin K oral …

Pharmacy still leads supermarkets as the preferred source of pain medication, with one in seven choosing CWH New data has revealed that pharmacy is still the primary source of pain …

Dealing with children’s pain is complex and not just a matter of assessing and treating them like a small adult When it comes to children’s pain management, the accurate assessment of …

Back pain is likely to be underreported, say US researchers, despite findings that more than a quarter of working adults have some form of lower back pain The researchers say …

Ben Basger takes a look at the drug-related consequences of back pain treatment You might be interested to know about the types of people who presented to the accident and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effects of vitamin D supplementation on musculoskeletal health A systematic review and meta-analysis suggests that vitamin D supplementation does not prevent …

Migraine costs sufferers and their families more than $2.2 billion of health systems costs every year A new report has estimated, for the first time, the economic burden caused by …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Second-generation antipsychotics in children Second generation antipsychotics such as clozapine, risperidone, olanzapine and quetiapine pose a serious risk to …

Karalyn Huxhagen unpicks the ways in which pharmacists should be utilised in residential aged care… with appropriate remuneration The recent announcement of the Royal Commission into Aged Care facilities is …

What do you know about medication overuse headache? Ben Basger delves into the issue This is headache in people who overuse analgesia, where the analgesia leads to the paradoxical effect of …