The road to recovery in Rosacea

A clinical overview of Roscrea, including subtypes and treatment and the potential to confuse it with other conditions. Rosacea is an inflammatory skin disease causing…

Boning – up on Osteoprosis

A clinical overview of the causes, symtoms and treatment of the debilitating condition osteoporosis. Osteoporosis literally means ‘porous bones’. It is a condition where bones…

A not-so-silent killer

A clinical overview of diagnosis, treatment and management of COPD, The second-leading cause of respiratory death in Ireland. The main symptom of chronic obstructive pulmonary…

Focus on Foot Care

Eamonn Brady MPSI provides an overview of some of the more common foot conditions that present in the pharmacy In this article, I discuss three…

Overview of Coeliac Disease

A clinical overview of the causes, diagnosis and management of coeliac disease Coeliac disease (CD) is a serious illness that affects both adults and children.…

Oral & Dental care

Pharmacists are one of the most accessible parts of the health service and are in an ideal position to support dentists in helping patients to…

Controlling Cholesterol

A clinical overview of the importance of controlling cholesterol levels to prevent atherosclerosis, heart attacks and strokes Cholesterol is a lipid (fat). It is manufactured…

Management of Allergic Rhinitis

Eamonn Brady MPSI provides an overview of allergic rhinitis, including diagnosis and treatment options Allergic rhinitis is inflammation of the nasal passages caused by an allergen,…

Focus on Rheumatoid Arthritis

Eamonn Brady MPSI looks at the clinical considerations in treating rheumatoid arthritis Arthritis is a general term used for the condition; however, there are over…

Managing wounds at home

Eamonn Brady MPSI outlines some of the basic main factors to be considered in wound care at home I will discuss three types of wounds…

Getting cholesterol under control

Eamonn Brady MPSI provides an overview of adult nutrition, including cholesterol, diet and diabetes meal planning What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a lipid/fat carried around…

The eyes have it

Eamonn Brady MPSI provides a clinical overview of Sjögren’s syndrome, an under-diagnosed and troublesome eye condition If a patient is suffering from dry eyes, dry…