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As the most common wound in older adults, skin tears need to be managed effectively with correct identification, evidence-based decisions and appropriate dressing selection to facilitate healing and reduce risk of complications.

Drugs in sport

The misuse of drugs in sport has been a long-term problem, going back to ancient times before the introduction of organised sport.
The pharmacist's role in the management of patients with pneumonia is even more important during the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Pharmacists contribute to clinical governance by helping to ensure that harm is minimised through utilisation of their skills.
It is important to distinguish a true penicillin allergy from a presumed allergy. Systematic drug allergy assessment is likely to mitigate many of the associated clinical and economic impacts of unverified penicillin allergy.
While there may always be evidence of a scar acquired after deep cutaneous injury, there are several evidence-based treatments that can fade and flatten scars and improve their appearance.
The Active Script List is a new way of viewing and dispensing a person’s existing electronic prescriptions.
prostate cancer

Prostate cancer

Correction: In the Prostate Cancer CPD article in the February issue of Australian Pharmacist, a production error caused ADT to be incorrectly defined. ADT is androgen deprivation therapy. Mr Jones, 87, was diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer 12 months ago...
conjunctivitis

Conjunctivitis

As conjunctivitis is a commonly occurring condition, pharmacists can diagnose, educate and treat the patient as appropriate.
This extension learning activity is designed to extend the learner and incorporate additional reading and research.