Antidepressants in the treatment of major depression: a changing landscape for clinical decision makingSubscription
With publication of the update to the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence depression guideline postponed until late 2019, this article aims to examine the findings of the Cipriani et al. meta-analysis in the wider context of the management of depression in the UK.
How to develop a doctor–pharmacist consensus on escalating medicine-related problems in hospitalised older adults Subscription
Pharmacists may be unsure how to, or who should, take action to address inappropriate polypharmacy in the hospital setting, but agreeing guidance with doctors can speed up care.
Pharmacists can play a vital role in the diagnosis and management of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, and can help improve outcomes and the burden of disease.
Hormone replacement therapy is associated with a small but significantly increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, research published in The BMJ has found
Adolescent cannabis users are over three times more likely to attempt suicide in young adulthood, according to the authors of a review published in JAMA Psychiatry.
Delaying or withholding antibiotics in older adults with urinary tract infections is associated with an increased risk of bloodstream infection and all-cause mortality, research published in The BMJ has shown.
Compared with patients taking warfarin monotherapy, those taking aspirin and warfarin were at a higher risk of a bleeding event but the rate of thrombotic events was similar.
Early intensive therapy may delay MS progressionSubscription
Enzyme mouth spray could shorten cold durationSubscription
On 26 July 2018, the University of Nottingham published its independent evaluation report, the ‘Clinical pharmacists in general practice: pilot scheme’. The report highlighted ...
Policymakers have, for some time, recognised the importance of community pharmacy in optimising patient-centred care and reducing GPs’ workload through extended service delivery. However, awareness and use of such services among patients and members of the public remain low