< version="2.0"> Salvadore - Learning- salvadore.info https://salvadore.info https://salvadore.info https://salvadore.info/magazine/graphics/logo.png - salvadore.info https://salvadore.info Syphilis: diagnosis and management options- salvadore.info https://salvadore.info/learning/learning-article/syphilis-diagnosis-and-management-options/20204529.article https://salvadore.info/learning/learning-article/syphilis-diagnosis-and-management-options/20204529.article In 2016, the number of diagnoses of syphilis in England rose by 12%. Pharmacists and healthcare professionals should be aware of the signs and symptoms, as well as the treatment options for this disease, and understand the role they can play in the wider promotion of good sexual health to patients. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:28 GMT Dry mouth: advice and management- salvadore.info https://salvadore.info/learning/learning-article/dry-mouth-advice-and-management/20204481.article https://salvadore.info/learning/learning-article/dry-mouth-advice-and-management/20204481.article Xerostomia (dry mouth) is a common condition caused by a range of factors including smoking, the side effects of xerogenic medicines and by autoimmune diseases, such as Sjögren’s syndrome. Pharmacists and healthcare professionals should be aware of the signs, symptoms, aetiology and management, including the use of salivary stimulants and substitutes, for dry mouth. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:43 GMT How to recognise and respond to potential child abuse and neglect- salvadore.info https://salvadore.info/learning/how-to-recognise-and-respond-to-potential-child-abuse-and-neglect/20204393.article https://salvadore.info/learning/how-to-recognise-and-respond-to-potential-child-abuse-and-neglect/20204393.article In October 2017, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence published guidance to support health and social care professionals in recognising and responding to abuse and neglect in young people aged under 18 years. Pharmacists and pharmacy teams should be aware of their roles and responsibilities as outlined in this guidance.  Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:27 GMT How to support people with aphasia with medicines optimisation- salvadore.info https://salvadore.info/learning/learning-article/how-to-support-people-with-aphasia-with-medicines-optimisation/20204234.article https://salvadore.info/learning/learning-article/how-to-support-people-with-aphasia-with-medicines-optimisation/20204234.article Aphasia is a communication disability, most often caused by stroke, which occurs when the language centres of the brain are damaged. Pharmacists and healthcare professionals should be aware of how the communication needs of people with aphasia vary based on the severity of the condition, and how they can best provide support with medicines optimisation. Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:02 GMT Advising denture wearers in community pharmacy- salvadore.info https://salvadore.info/learning/learning-article/advising-denture-wearers-in-community-pharmacy/20204010.article https://salvadore.info/learning/learning-article/advising-denture-wearers-in-community-pharmacy/20204010.article Community pharmacy is ideally placed to provide first-line advice and support for patients experiencing issues with their dentures. Pharmacists and healthcare professionals should be aware of the common problems patients encounter and be able to recommend products that may be beneficial to relieve any symptoms they are experiencing.  Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:18 GMT