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Case scenario Helen is a 63-year-old woman (height 162 cm, weight 84 kg) with chronic heart failure (NYHA Class 1), hypertension and type 2 diabetes (diagnosed five years ago). The medicines Helen is currently taking is shown in the table...
Case scenario Margaret is a 71-year-old woman with type 2 diabetes, peripheral neuropathy, hypertension, osteoarthritis of the knees and obesity. She currently takes metformin modified release (MR) 1 g daily, gliclazide MR 60 mg daily, rosuvastatin 10 mg daily, perindopril...
For quite some time, the standard of care for HFrEF has seen the use of beta-adrenergic blockers, ACE inhibitors, and spironolactone.
Anxiety disorders are characterised by symptoms such as excessive worry, difficulty focussing, muscle tension and insomnia.
Case scenario Sara is 34 years old (body mass index 30 kg/m2), and presents to the pharmacy with a history of recurrent boils on her left axilla and inner thighs. The nodules are painful and malodorous, and ooze...
The prevalence of atrial fibrillation (AF) has been increasing over time, and, for a number of reasons, is projected to continue to increase.
With more than 3 million Australians reporting the use of an illicit drug in 2016 alone, pharmacists have a significant role to play in substance abuse education, prevention and support.
The Victorian Parliament recently passed the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act and its 18-month implementation period is shortly coming to a close.
Introduction Metformin’s road to becoming the most prescribed glucose-lowering medicine in the world reads as an interesting biography. The drug, and others in its class, were found to have glucose-lowering effects in the 1920s, but were abandoned with the increased...
skin cancer

Skin Cancer

Case scenario David, a 71-year-old retired construction worker, had many non-melanoma skin cancers removed. These are healing well, however he would like to look after his skin from now on to prevent any further skin cancers. He has been...