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Aussie researchers followed more than 1500 people with pain over five years… what did they find? Contrary to predominant thinking in pain management, there is considerable fluidity in opioid use …

Adverse drug events with commonly prescribed medicines need to be monitored, say researchers A US study has found that adverse drug events (ADEs) from potentially inappropriate medicines occurred frequently among …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Complementary medicine use by community‐dwelling older Australians Research data shows nearly three-quarters of older Australians reported using complementary medicines either daily …

A WHO expert panel has strongly advised against use of hydroxychloroquine to prevent COVID-19, based on high-certainty evidence A World Health Organization (WHO) panel of experts, comprising intensive care physicians, …

Melbourne researchers have investigated the best ways to reduce dispensing errors Pharmacy researchers from Alfred Health in Melbourne reviewed 11 studies on interventions in the hospital setting to address the …

Medication reviews are conducted for only a fraction of people who enter residential aged care, a new study has found While most residential aged care residents could benefit from RMMRs, …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Discontinuation of oral anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation and risk of ischaemic stroke A UK population-based cohort study and linked …

Ahead of a COVID-19 vaccine, AHPRA and the Pharmacy Board are asking pharmacist immunisers to complete a survey about their immunisation training The organisations say that information gathered from the …

Researchers from the University of Tasmania are running a survey for registered Australian pharmacists, and participants can go into a draw to win a $500 gift voucher Self-measurement of blood …

Researchers have investigated whether interventional videos could change perceptions and effectiveness of generics versus brand name drugs in study participants They recruited 103 participants with frequent tension headaches from the …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Lack of effect of tart cherry concentrate dose on serum urate in people with gout In this study of 50 people …

Are you a pharmacist who would like to share your experiences relating to the management of AF? A study is being conducted by clinicians and researchers interested in improving the …