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Risk factors for mortality, hospitalisation and imprisonment in substance misuse patientsSubscription

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Pharmacists should be aware of the mortality rates and adverse outcomes, including hospitalisation and imprisonment, that are rife in illicit drug users and patients on opioid substitution therapy, in order to optimise patient safety and reduce adverse outcomes.


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How genetic testing can help women with breast cancer avoid chemotherapySubscription


By using Oncotype DX test technology, researchers behind the TAILORx trial have proven that invasive and often harmful chemotherapy needn’t be the only option for women with breast cancer. 

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Diagnosis and management of type 1 diabetes mellitusSubscription

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An overview of management options for type 1 diabetes, the types of insulin, insulin regimens and strengths available for its day-to-day management as well as how to adjust doses and the role of carbohydrate counting and blood glucose monitoring.

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Academic recognition for research in pharmacy practiceSubscription

Research in practice has traditionally been the Cinderella of academia. Many pharmacists conduct service evaluations and audits, but often the findings are not published.

Clinical Pharmacist

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CP July 2018, Vol 10, No 7

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Risk factors for mortality, hospitalisation and imprisonment in substance misuse patients

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Clinical Pharmacist is a monthly, peer-reviewed journal that provides authoritative resources on the clinical management of disease in relation to medicines and up-to-date information about advances in pharmacy and drug development. Clinical Pharmacist publishes Review articles, Perspectives, evidence-based CPD articles and Research articles on topics from drug discovery to clinical pharmacology and pharmacy.

The international audience of Pharmaceutical Journal Publications consists of pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists and healthcare professionals. The journal is available to 44,000 members of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society, as well as non-member individual subscribers and subscribing institutions.