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Prescribing in physiotherapy

The aim of this piece of research, published in the Journal of Musculoskeletal Science and Practice (advanced online ahead of October 2022 publication) was to establish how musculoskeletal advanced...

For what ages should blood pressure medications be recommended?

The Blood Pressure Lowering Treatment Trialists' Collaboration (2021a) reported from their large-scale study that a 5 mmHg reduction of systolic blood pressure reduced the risk of major cardiovascular...

Optimising asthma care and greener inhaler prescribing

Overreliance on short-acting bronchodilators (SABA) can indicate poor disease control. Three or more days a week with any need for SABA is a pragmatic threshold for uncontrolled asthma (NICE, 2017)....

Glaucoma: pharmacological management and iatrogenic causes

Aqueous humour supplies oxygen and nutrients to the cornea, lens and other cells lining the anterior chamber. Aqueous humour also helps maintain the eye's shape (Schehlein et al, 2017; Sharif, 2021)....

Consultation in out-of-hours practice: a clinical review of Lyme disease

Consultation models were originally developed as a means to explore and understand the psychological aspects of doctor–patient consultations, in addition to providing a structure to the process...


The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published final draft guidance recommending icosapent ethyl to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events such as heart attacks and...

Dexamethasone as an adjunct to pain management following knee surgery

In the recently published study, Gasbjerg et al (2022) examined the effects of one and two doses of intravenous dexamethasone in patients post surgery..

Drug Breakdown: Omalizumab

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Pharmacist prescribers

This original piece of evaluation research, published online in May 2022 in the Journal of Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy sought to assess the safety and accuracy of inpatient...

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