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Pharmacists should advise patients on the evidence for omega-3 fatty acids for the management of different conditions, counsel patients on the side effects that may be experienced, and identify potential drug interactions.
Pharmacists can educate patients about the optimal use of antiemetics to effectively prevent and treat chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting.
There are numerous ways in which pharmacists may play a role in head and neck cancers, from identifying a cancer early, to providing information about screening and referral pathways, and providing supportive care for patients.
Part 1 of this 2-part series explores the role of oral targeted therapies in cutaneous melanoma.
Pharmacists can provide accurate information on the appropriate use of sunscreens, and allay fears about suspected harms.

CPD: Sunscreens

Pharmacists can provide accurate information on the appropriate use of sunscreens, and allay fears about suspected harms.
Knowledge of the substances and populations most likely to be associated with poisoning, either intentional or unintentional, can help to provide individualised information and support to minimise the risk of harms.

Angular cheilitis

Pharmacists need to be able to diagnose angular cheilitis, advise patients on causes and treat and/or refer as appropriate.
Pharmacists can identify risky alcohol use and alcohol dependence, and facilitate patients to seek treatment.
Because of the extremely poor taste of sodium benzoate, pharmacists have been integral in compounding this oral liquid to improve its palatability, to improve adherence in paediatric patients.
Oral candidiasis is often regarded as the ‘disease of the diseased’, highlighting the opportunistic nature of the infection.