Difficult-to-treat and severe asthma: changing the paradigm
Watch an expert panel in discussion on new therapies, and how to identify and manage difficult-to-treat and severe asthma.
Statins: optimising therapy
How do we optimise a patient’s statin therapy for the management of dyslipidaemia with minimal side effects?
Depression: supporting quality use of antidepressants
Review your quality use of antidepressants with patients with depression.
Penicillin allergy: a practical approach to assessment and prescribing
Penicillin allergies are not always lifelong. Approximately 50% are lost over five years. A reaction to penicillin during a childhood infection is unlikely to be a true allergy.
Real-time prescription monitoring (SafeScript)
A series of three modules to train prescribers and pharmacists on the use of the SafeScript system.
Access is restricted to health practitioners in Victoria.
Venous thromboembolism: current management
Anticoagulation is indicated in most cases of venous thromboembolism.
Peptic ulcer disease and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs including low-dose aspirin are some of the most commonly used medicines. They are associated with gastrointestinal mucosal injury.
Rheumatoid arthritis: getting the facts straight about methotrexate
Optimal management of patients with rheumatoid arthritis depends on successful collaboration between rheumatologists, GPs and community pharmacists.