When should I take my medicines?
Adherence to drug regimens is critical to optimise therapeutic outcomes. To aid adherence patient preferences must be discussed when considering the timing of doses, especially for chronic therapy.
Deprescribing in older people
Deprescribing is the process of discontinuing drugs that are either potentially harmful or no longer required.
It can be achieved in older people and may be associated with improved health outcomes without long-term adverse effects.
Opioid analgesics in chronic non-cancer pain
Provide care for Winston, a 64-year-old artist who has come to see you for worsening back pain.
Chronic hepatitis C: management in primary care
Review your diagnosis, pretreatment assessment, and use of medical tests and medicines for your patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, and increase your confidence in providing frontline primary health care for patients affected by this major public health issue.