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As pharmacy鈥檚 vaccine role continues to expand, and as ambivalence about vaccination grows, pharmacists are increasingly confronting the problem of vaccine hesitancy. This article examines what drives this hesitancy and …

This article highlights the pertinent intricacies of bacterial urinary tract infections in Australian adults with diabetes including pathophysiology, diagnostic and prognostic considerations, therapeutic management, prevention strategies, and the role of …

Treatment for chronic hepatitis C has been available through community pharmacies since 2016, but the predicted uptake of treatment has been lower than anticipated. Pharmacists have a key role to …

Imagine you are a preceptor in a busy community pharmacy. It is Friday afternoon, and you are expecting a third-year pharmacy student to arrive on Monday morning for a three-week …

As pharmacists in Australia move towards 鈥榝ull scope of practice鈥, understanding the role of fluoride in dental care is important in promoting oral health and preventing the many conditions that …

By understanding the various subtypes of hepatitis and the latest treatments available, pharmacists have a key role in educating, counselling and the ongoing management of patients with hepatitis. By Dr …

By providing education, guidance and information, pharmacists can play a role in ensuring all purchasers of sport supplements鈥攁thletes, their parents, partners or carers鈥攌now how to use them safely, writes Karen …

By being well-informed about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and their management, pharmacists can have a positive impact on patient health and wellbeing. This article discusses common non-viral STIs鈥攃hlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis, …

Pharmacists have long played a role dispensing, counselling, and providing education related to sleeping medicines, the number and range of which have changed significantly over the past century. This article …

Advice and counselling from pharmacists may help women better understand perimenopause and allow them to adopt an evidence-informed approach to management. By Yee Mellor BPharm, MCncrSc, GPhC, MSHP is the …

Through patient education and lifestyle advice, pharmacists can help patients improve adherence to pharmacological and non-pharmacological therapies, thus decreasing the overall disease burden associated with gout. By Kayla Lee, BPharmSci, …

Pharmacists have a key role in identifying persons who may be experiencing exercise-induced bronchoconstriction. By Karalyn Huxhagen BPharm, FPS, AACPA, community pharmacist and accredited consultant pharmacist Learning Objectives After completing …