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pain


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 …

Many Australians who suffer from chronic pain remain unaware of what pharmacists can do to help, study reveals Many of the growing number of Australians who suffer from chronic pain …

This article addresses the many issues pertaining to fibromyalgia, a condition (or conditions) often misdiagnosed or dismissed by doctors, leaving the patient in pain. It is important that pharmacists are …

Misuse of opioids often starts innocently enough – but there needs to be greater awareness of the risk and how to address chronic pain, says one stakeholder While most people …

Community pharmacy is often the first place parents go to when their children experience pain. In this article, pharmacist Zaheeda Patel describes the tools available to adequately assess pain in …

No lasting increase in low-dose codeine use following upscheduling, TGA says, as study reveals pharmacists’ post-schedule experiences  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has found there was a temporary spike in the …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Checking Inhaler Technique in the Community Pharmacy: Predictors of Critical Errors Up to 92% of patients demonstrate at least …

New research has found that one in five Australians aged 45 and over are living with persistent, ongoing pain – and this group is more likely to have been dispensed …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Melatonin for children with autism spectrum disorder Behavioural therapy is the first-line treatment for sleep problems in children with autism spectrum …

A GP and pharmacist has been suspended after his inappropriate prescribing of S8s painkillers and other drugs of concern The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted a general practitioner and pharmacist …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Current and future pharmacological agents for the treatment of back pain This overview with expert opinion summarises the evidence …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The dispensing of psychotropic medicines to older people before and during they enter residential aged care Analysis of dispesning data of …