Integrating pharmacists into general practices reduces hospital readmissions and presentations

Integrating pharmacists into general practice teams to review medication management lowered the number of emergency department presentations and resulted in potentially significant cost savings to the health system, according to research published today in the Medical Journal of Australia. Researchers from Brisbane, Melbourne, and the UK recruited patients at 14 general practices who had recently […]

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Study tracks chlamydia trachomatis infection in Sweden

Chlamydia trachomatis infection is the most common bacterial sexually transmitted infection (STI), with about 127 million new cases estimated annually worldwide. Since it is an asymptomatic infection, individuals may carry it for a long time and unknowingly transmit the infection to others. Untreated chlamydia may lead to serious sequelae of the reproductive tract which is […]

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