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A breast cancer drug for seizures

Status epilepticus is a medical emergency. It is commonly defined as 30 minutes of continuous seizure activity, or repeated seizures without full recovery of...

Resistance movement: Pharmacy’s fight against antimicrobial resistance

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) has been ranked as serious a threat to society as terrorism. With millions of lives at risk, and trillions in GDP...

Digital Health CRC to put focus on future of pharmacy

Pharmacists are being encouraged to look at the potential benefits digital technology will bring to the profession in the coming years. Professor Libby Roughead, from...

Free smoking cessation CPD for Victorian pharmacists

From June, pharmacists across metro and regional Victoria will have access to free training sessions to help their patients quit smoking. ‘Pharmacists are highly respected...

Management of apathy in patients with Alzheimer’s disease

People diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease often experience symptoms of apathy, which can be treated by pharmacological and behavioural interventions. The purpose of this evidence...

Difficult patients: Calming the storm

Dealing with aggressive or abusive patients is one of the least pleasant components of a community pharmacist’s role. What’s best practice for avoiding or...