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High concentration topical capsaicin for chronic neuropathic pain

Neuropathic pain is associated with disability, reduced quality of life and employment, and increased healthcare costs. The prevalence of neuropathic pain in the general...

When the varicella-zoster virus can turn nasty

A 33-year-old woman was seen by an obstetrician. The patient did not know if she had previously had chickenpox. Her varicella-zoster antibody titre signified...

Collaborate to identify and resolve drug-related problems

An Australian study indicates pharmacists should play a larger role in identifying and resolving drug-related problems (DRPs) as part of a collaborative general practice...

Partnering for success

Before entering into a partnership, it is important for all partners to carefully consider the commercial, legal and business succession issues which inevitably flow...

New ECP Director to focus on the future

WA-based hospital pharmacist Lauren Burton has been appointed as the new Early Career Pharmacist (ECP) Director of PSA, effective from 1 July 2018. PSA...

Roles, recognition, remuneration keys to pharmacy future

PSA National President Dr Shane Jackson has used PSA18 to issue a call to arms for the future of pharmacy, illuminating a vision for...