Evidence-based medicine

evidence-based medicine
The term ’evidence-based medicine’ was first used in a published journal in 1992, and was formally defined in 1996 by Sacket et al as...

Millions of Australians at risk of heart disease

Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) suggests that 13 million people have at least three risk factors for developing cardiovascular disease (CVD).1 A...

Options to change pharmacy’s future

The Interim Report of the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation (RPRR) arrived on 22 June and the world of pharmacy as we know...

The pain of uncertainty: Managing pain without codeine

With over-the-counter (OTC) codeine products being upscheduled, pharmacists and pharmacy staff need to review and understand every patient’s pain. In doing so, there’s an...

Veganism and the role of the pharmacist

Vegan diets are becoming increasingly popular among teenagers and youth, especially females, due to the perceived health benefits of a plant-based diet. Learning objectives...

Artificial Intelligence – real opportunities

Artificial intelligence promises to upend entire industries and pharmacy is far from immune – here’s how AI can remake drug discovery, customer service, training...