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Gout and hyperuricaemia are major health issues as they are associated with metabolic syndrome, diabetes mellitus, obesity and hypertension.
URTIs, commonly known as colds and flu, are the most common medical conditions affecting humans, with adults suffering 2–4 colds each year and schoolchildren 5–10 colds each year.
Motion sickness (or travel sickness) is a syndrome of symptoms a person may experience as a consequence of actual or perceived motion.
Symptomatic haemorrhoids, also known as ‘piles’, are characterised by enlargement, swelling, prolapse and/or thrombosis of swollen blood vessels.
Ensuring vaccines and temperature-sensitive medicines are not exposed to temperatures outside this range is known as ‘cold chain management’.
Case scenario Alexandra, a 73-year-old woman (51 kg), asks to speak with you. Alexandra has persistent symptomatic heart failure and is prescribed digoxin 125 microgram daily; she has been taking digoxin for the past three years. Alexandra complains of abdominal...
The history of malaria dates back to the 19th century with the discovery of the protozoan parasite Plasmodium by Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran in 1880.
Electronic prescriptions have the potential to impact on the way prescriptions are received and processed by pharmacists.
Tinnitus is a common condition affecting 1 in 10 Australians. It is the perception of hearing noises that are not caused by an external source.
A mobile or outreach vaccination service requires additional cold chain monitoring and vigilance.