Considerations in Psoriasis

EAMONN BRADY MPSI PRESENTS A CLINICAL EVALUATION OF THE DIFFERENT FORMS OF PSORIASIS, AS WELL AS TRIGGERS, TREATMENTS AND THERAPEUTIC MEDICATIONS There are several different…

Putting pain in its place

Eamonn Brady MPSI looks at the different types of pain, including their potential causes and analgesic therapy options This article focuses on certain aspects of…

Wound care and pressure sores

Eamonn Brady MPSI provides a clinical overview of wound care Pressure ulcers are lesions caused by unrelieved pressure that results in damage to the underlying…

Treating and managing Heart Failure

Eamonn Brady MPSI looks at the clinical considerations in the different types of heart failure, including prevention, causes and effectiveness of therapeutic interventions Congestive cardiac…

CBD in Healthcare

Dr Donna Cosgrove PhD MPSI looks at the potential health benefits of CBD, including the evidence base and pharmacokinetics Introduction Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of…

Men’s health matters

Eamonn Brady MPSI provides a clinical overview of benign prostatic hyperplasia, a commonly-occurring andunder-reported condition in a large number of men as they age Benign…

A good start

An overview of nasal congestion and nasal hygiene in infants and children, a common complaint that causes distress and disruption for children and their carers…

Keeping mind and body healthy

There is increasing focus on the benefits of ginkgo biloba, an ancient remedy with potential for modern applications in a number of conditions, including age-related…

Discussing dysphagia

Eamonn Brady MPSI provides a clinical overview of dysphagia, including causes, prognosis and therapies ysphagia’ is a medical term that is used to refer to…

Considerations in contraception

Dr Donna Cosgrove PhD MPSI examines the different options for contraception regimens Introduction The Report of the Working Group on Access to Contraception, published in…

Understanding IBD

Dr Donna Cosgrove PhD MPSI provides a clinical synopsis of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis Inflammatory bowel disease: Incidence and pathology The inflammatory bowel diseases…

Aspects of analgesia

Dr Donna Cosgrove PhD MPSI provides a clinical overview of analgesia and the many ways the pharmacist can help patients manage their pain ▸ Good…

Mind matters

Dr Donna Cosgrove PhD MPSI takes an evidence-based look at mental health treatment, including the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic It is estimated that up…

Perspectives in osteoporosis

Ciara Gavin MPSI takes a clinical look at the risk factors, management and treatment options for osteoporosis Background Osteoporosis, meaning ‘porous bone’, is a progressive…

Genito-urinary health

Ciara Gavin MPSI provides a clinical overview of some of the more common genito-urinary conditions For this article, we will look at three common genito-urinary…

Dental care

Eamonn Brady MPSI examines some of the more common dental conditions, including their causes, symptoms and treatments

Management of allergic rhinitis

Eamonn Brady MPSI looks at the diagnosis, treatment and management of allergic rhinitis Allergic rhinitis is inflammation of the nasal passages caused by an allergen, such…

IBD and IBS

Dr Donna Cosgrove PhD MPSI looks at the risk factors and mechanisms of disease in inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome, including treatment of…

Heart health

Dr Donna Cosgrove PhD MPSI provides a clinical overview of the complexities of cardiovascular disease Introduction Cardiovascular disease (CVD) describes disease of the heart and…

Rheumatoid arthritis

Ciara Gavin MPSI takes a clinical look at the prevalence, symptoms and treatment options for patients with rheumatoid arthritis and how pharmacists can help Background…

The best start in life

An overview of infant health and nutrition and how the pharmacist can advise patients on giving their young children the best chance for good health…

Making headway in migraine

Ciara Gavin presents a clinical overview of the characteristics of migraine, its effect on a patient’s quality of life and how the pharmacist can help…