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Kevin de Vries is a pharmacist based in central Victoria, Australia. He has a special interest in community pharmacy practice and in the health of rural communities. Kevin is employed part-time with The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, and was engaged by the Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne to deliver the Rural Pharmacy Liaison Officer program across northern and central Victoria.
Newer, less sedating antihistamines have largely superseded older antihistamines in the treatment of allergy. Is there still a role for older, first-generation antihistamines?. © 2018 Australian Pharmaceutical Publishing Company Ltd. All rights reserved.
Newer, less sedating antihistamines have largely superseded older antihistamines in the treatment of allergy. Is there still a role for older, first‑generation antihistamines?
Encounters with patients living with chronic diseases such as haemochromatosis provide an opportunity to share knowledge with pharmacy staff.
When a patient presents to the pharmacy with bleeding gums or other symptoms of gingivitis, the pharmacist should ask appropriate questions to exclude more serious forms of periodontal disease. © 2015, Australian Pharmaceutical Publishing Company Ltd. All rights reserved.