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Intestinal Failure: An exploration

Intestinal failure is the clinical syndrome in which a patient is unable to digest and absorb food owing to there being insufficient gut length, significant gut disease, or an obstructed or non-functioning gut. As such, patients with intestinal failure can present in a number of different ways and require disparate strategies to manage it. Here, [...]

By |2019-10-25T11:00:52+00:00October 25th, 2019|Scottish Pharmacy Review October 2019|0 Comments

Taking a Stand Against Stomach Diseases

Professor Tamara Matysiak-Budnik, Hépato-Gastroentérologie & Oncologie Digestive, Institut des Maladies de l'Appareil Digestif, highlights the importance of wielding awareness of the global burden of gastric diseases, and the need for further research in the field, as well as improved prevention and treatment strategies. On 2nd October, the United European Gastroenterology, the European Association for Gastroenterology, [...]

By |2019-10-25T10:54:21+00:00October 25th, 2019|Scottish Pharmacy Review October 2019|0 Comments

The Heart of the Matter

As one of the most common forms of abnormal heart rhythm, and a major cause of stroke, atrial fibrillation must be propelled to the frontlines of public concern. Help empower patients and provide them with a multi-faceted approach for both the management and prevention of the condition. What is Atrial Fibrillation? Atrial fibrillation, or AF, [...]

By |2019-10-25T10:47:37+00:00October 25th, 2019|Scottish Pharmacy Review October 2019|0 Comments

Pause for Thought

Despite recent increased levels of discussion around the subject of the menopause, due to a previous paucity of information and poor education, there’s a high chance that many women will still not understand the changes they’re going through; in which half have reported not consulting a healthcare professional about their symptoms. This can be a [...]

By |2019-10-25T10:38:12+00:00October 25th, 2019|Scottish Pharmacy Review October 2019|0 Comments

Setting their Sights Higher

Pharmacists are often at the helm of patient care – offering convenient access to a comprehensive range of services. However, too high a proportion of the population still remain unaware that the sector’s scope extends to help with dry eye syndrome too. SPR chats to two pharmacists about their encounters with the condition, and gauge [...]

By |2019-10-25T10:31:28+00:00October 25th, 2019|Scottish Pharmacy Review October 2019|0 Comments

Bug Off

Flickering fires, cosy knitwear and festive musical favourites – they’re just a few of the themes which spring to mind as we welcome the seasonal shift. However, for a large number of healthcare professionals dealing with infected patients, this time of year is also synonymous with the norovirus. Help individuals ward off the risk, and [...]

By |2019-10-25T10:24:36+00:00October 25th, 2019|Scottish Pharmacy Review October 2019|0 Comments

Parkinson’s: Breaking New Ground

SPR rounds up some of the latest research for Parkinson’s – and how it’s striking hope and inspiration into our future management of the progressive neurological condition. This article was sourced from news stories highlighted by The Cure Parkinson’s Trust. Parkinson’s, Leprosy and Crohn’s Researchers at the University of Ottawa have announced a new discovery [...]

By |2019-10-25T10:19:39+00:00October 25th, 2019|Scottish Pharmacy Review October 2019|0 Comments

Parkinson’s and Me

Adjusting to a Parkinson’s diagnosis can be a perplexing and overwhelming process, so it’s important to make the individual feel as supported as possible. Colin Cheesman shares his story – helping us to channel the patient’s journey, and the factors which have been impactful in managing his condition. ‘I’m sorry to spoil your evening, but [...]

By |2019-10-25T10:13:46+00:00October 25th, 2019|Scottish Pharmacy Review October 2019|0 Comments

Keep Your Cool

Dr Edward Farnan, Medico-Legal Adviser at the Medical Defence Union, details the best response when contending with patients who are displaying challenging or threatening behaviour. The majority of consultations go well, with both the medical professional and the patient feeling that their expectations have been met. Unfortunately, in a minority of cases, some consultations can [...]

By |2019-10-25T10:10:44+00:00October 25th, 2019|Scottish Pharmacy Review October 2019|0 Comments

NTM-Lung Disease: is it on Your Clinical Radar?

Despite the rising incidence of a rare lung infection that is challenging to both diagnose and treat, leading respiratory physicians have said that there is light at the end of the tunnel. Ian Mason explains. Mycobacteria – a family of small, rod-shaped bacilli – have proved a scourge throughout human history. They are responsible for [...]

By |2019-10-25T10:03:42+00:00October 25th, 2019|Scottish Pharmacy Review October 2019|0 Comments
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