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Quality Use of Medicines


The current focus on inappropriate use of antipsychotics and benzodiazepines for residents in aged care facilities should drive accredited pharmacists to understand and implement effective strategies to optimise use of …

Leading pharmacy groups are set to join in talks to formulate a joint safety policy, say Chris Freeman and Leanne Wells Next week will see the convening of a Strategic …

Pharmacists have a key role in ensuring safe and quality use of medicines. Consideration of patient goals and preferences, together with the best available clinical evidence, should play a central …

For safe dispensing, it’s important to be aware of the four key factors in S8 dispensing incidents, says indemnity body Most pharmacists will be aware of the ever-expanding range of …

An emerging health researcher and award-winning academic pharmacist speaks with AJP about the deprescribing process Dr Emily Reeve, from the Kolling Institute at Royal North Shore Hospital in Sydney, is …

What can be done to reduce medication errors and inappropriate prescriptions among residents? A systematic review conducted by Monash University researchers and published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics …