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Respiratory pathogens and asthma in children

A Canadian study found that of 958 children who experienced asthma treatment failure, 61.7 per cent tested positive for at least one respiratory pathogen

Withdrawal symptoms as well as addiction common with ADs

‘Withdrawal’ symptoms and ‘addiction’ are commonly reported by people taking antidepressants, according to an online survey study of 1,829 patients in New Zealand

Penicillin allergy linked to infections

New research suggests that penicillin allergy increases the risk of infections with methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Clostridium difficile

Are UK diets falling short?

With one in six people avoiding a food group, nutrient shortfalls are going to be a concern. We look at the findings from the latest National Diet & Nutrition Survey

All woman

Scott Banks details a few key websites around puberty, pregnancy and menopause.

Allergy management in a nutshell

Identifying, preventing and managing allergic reactions is an essential role for pharmacy teams throughout the year – not just during the peak summer season

Breast screening

This pharmacy scenario is about breast cancer screening.

Managing asthma: 10 top tips

With millions of people in the UK living with asthma, find out the top tips to help manage the condition.

CPD MODULE: BREATHE EASY

Charles Gladwin outlines the national guidelines on diagnosing asthma and the differing approaches to managing the condition.

Chronic pain: Filling the gap

An initiative being pioneered by a world authority on pain management relies on pharmacists helping to reduce opioid risk

Advising on malaria: Maloff Protect

This module is designed to help you make a difference to travellers, equipping you to give expert advice and recommend effective products that are available without prescription. 1.0.0.19

Treating tobacco dependence

This module provides an overview of the latest NICE guidance on stop smoking interventions and services, including those offered by community pharmacies

Scenario: Bell’s palsy

Pharmacist Parveen is talking to Paul Odley, who is usually a regular customer but hasn’t been in for a couple of weeks...

Patient safety part three

This is the third CPPE module in our series on patient safety.

Fire risk

This pharmacy scenario is about fire risk.

People with epilepsy more likely to die early

People with epilepsy are two to three times more likely to die prematurely than the rest of the population, research suggests

PPIs may increase pneumonia risk

Research suggests an increase in pneumonia associated with ongoing PPI treatment

UKCPA: Treating HCV in the community

Efforts are being made to get community pharmacists involved in the treatment of HCV, says the BHPG 

Clinical briefing: Malnutrition

The focus on excessive consumption and its effects on health often overshadow undernutrition, which remains surprisingly common in this country

CPPE: leadership training places available

Applications are now open for the next 15 cohorts on the Mary Seacole leadership programme
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