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Pharmacists should be engaged on-site at all residential aged care facilities across the country, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has heard.
Public health alerts for possible thunderstorm asthma events were issued last week in the New South Wales Riverina region and the Australian Capital Territory, with elevated pollen levels and the possibility of severe thunderstorms causing concern.
New research from the University of Queensland will help pharmacists to provide evidence-based advice to consumers purchasing supplements and complementary medicines.
Amendments to the S3 listing for salbutamol released last week will ease dispensing restrictions, hopefully reducing patient frustration and stopping unacceptable abuse experienced by some pharmacists.
In 1772 Joseph Priestley used vitriol, chalk, and water to create ‘an exceedingly pleasant sparkling water, resembling seltzer water’.
The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has delivered an interim decision to down-schedule low dose cannabidiol.
For the fifth year in a row, more than 2,000 Australians lost their lives to overdose in 2018, according to Australia’s Annual Overdose Report 2020 from Penington Institute.
The latest version of the Australian Asthma Handbook includes a new treatment option for adults and adolescents with mild asthma.
The TGA has told pharmacists, prescribers and patients to expect a shortage of Estradot (estradiol) HRT transdermal products until July 2021.
Mandatory double-checking as it is currently performed does not reduce the incidence or severity of medication administration errors compared with single-checking, an Australian study has found.