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Spinal surgery: an overviewSubscription
Understanding the rationale for surgery and appropriate pharmaceutical care.
Biosimilar medicines in rheumatologySubscription
The long-term safety of biosimilar medicines is unknown, but while their use in rheumatology practice is supported, switching patients currently responding and tolerating the reference product is not.
When dispensing prescriptions for asthma inhalers, community pharmacists could add a small task to their routine to improve management of asthma patients.
How to be an effective peer reviewerSubscription
The peer review process allows experts to analyse scientific research before it is published. Being a peer reviewer enables you to take part in the scientific process, build contacts and view your own work more objectively.
What has been happening in the world of pharmacy? Here’s our pick of must-read news from the past month.
A growing body of evidence has linked proton pump inhibitors with acute kidney injury and now new research has also found links with chronic kidney disease.
A ten-day course of naproxen and placebo was just as effective at relieving low back pain as naproxen combined with other pain medications.
Patients with Parkinson’s disease were given the leukaemia drug nilotinib, which improved symptoms of the disease.
The risk of being admitted to hospital for community-acquired, influenza-associated pneumonia is lowered in people vaccinated against flu, shows US research.
Decreases in body mass index in children treated with metformin could be partly due to increases in height, according to the results of a new study.