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Rapid review of treatments for novel coronavirus SARS CoV 2 infection

Investigational treatments for COVID-19

23 JUN 2020By , ,

A review of several of the treatments for COVID-19 currently being trialled.

Antibodies attacking cancer cell

Immuno-oncology agents for cancer therapySubscription

7 MAY 2020By ,

Abstract: Until recently, cancer therapy comprised of four main types of treatment: surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and targeted therapy. Over the past decade, immuno-oncology (IO) has emerged as a novel and important approach to cancer treatment through the stimulation of the body’s own immune system to kill cancer cells. This newly recognised method of treating cancer is rapidly developing, with many accelerated approvals by the US Food and Drug Administration and European Medicines ...

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Interchangeability of biosimilars: a global perspective for pharmacists

Interchangeability of biosimilars: a global perspective for pharmacistsSubscription

22 JUL 2020By

The first innovator biologic drug was introduced around 40 years ago in the early 1980s. This article provides pharmacists with an overview of the pivotal concepts of biosimilar interchangeability with innovator biologics.

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Prevention of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jawSubscription

20 AUG 2019By , , ,

Severe bone damage in the jaw occurs in some people as an adverse reaction to certain medicines commonly used in the treatment of cancer and osteoporosis. There are a range of settings where pharmacists can contribute to the prevention of this painful and difficult-to-treat condition. 

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Pharmacist conducting a face-to-face Polypharmacy review

Evaluation of the impact of pharmacist polypharmacy reviews within the Govan Social and Healthcare Integration Partnership (SHIP) project Subscription

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Providing pharmacist-led medicines reviews to patients in one of the most deprived areas in Scotland to reduce the health inequality gap.

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Providing medicines adherence support to areas of high deprivation in England: community pharmacists’ experienceSubscription

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Semi-structured interviews assessing pharmacists’ experiences of providing interventions, products and services that support medicines adherence.

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Reducing inappropriate polypharmacy in primary care through pharmacy-led interventionsSubscription

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A pharmacy-led medicines optimisation team in a GP surgery setting reduced inappropriate polypharmacy, achieved cost savings of £103,975 and improved quality of prescribing for patients.

Evaluation of the Portsmouth medicines advice at home service

Evaluation of the Portsmouth medicines advice at home serviceSubscription

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A Portsmouth-based medicines advice at home service highlights the impact of pharmacist-led interventions.

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Opioid use disorder: adherence to prescribed medicines in community pharmacy Subscription

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A cross-sectional survey assessing adherence medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder, and the predictors of risk of poor adherence.

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Pharmaceutical care to medical patients in the emergency department: a service evaluationSubscription

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An evaluation of a new hospital pharmacy service that introduces pharmaceutical care earlier after admission to the emergency department.

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