Prescribing & Deprescribing
#74 Deprescribing guidelines with Dr Peter Tenni, pharmacist
#69 UnDo it with Dr Dean Ornish
Needed number to treat: A group of physicians that have developed a framework and rating system to evaluate therapies based on their patient-important benefits and harms, as well as a system to evaluate diagnostics by patient sign, symptom, lab test or study.
Handbook of Non-Drug Interventions (HANDI): HANDI make effective, non-drug treatments more visible and easier to use.
Comprehensive deprescribing resources, from Primary Health Tasmania (Aus)
Examine.com: independent scientific examination of nutritional supplements
WebMD Vitamin Index: Check for supplements indications, side effects, interactions & dosing
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (Aus): Information on the PBS, including details of the medicines subsidised by the government as well as information for consumers, carers, health professionals and the pharmaceutical industry.
NPS medicinewise: Resources for professionals and the public around pharmaceutical treatments
Drivetime Radio Pharmacy Series – A free audio series dedicated to Australian pharmacists, presenting the latest clinical information to keep pharmacists up-to-date **Industry sponsored: Beware**
Dietary Supplements Fact Sheets: A very useful series of fact sheets, indictions and risks regarding herbs/supplement-interactions, doses etc.
Free. MedSearch™ is designed to help you find, view and save Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) and Product Information (PI) documents for registered prescription medicines included on the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods.
Free. Excellent app created by NPS MedicineWise on storing medications, useful reminders, calendar alerts for prescriptions.
Free. Decision support system to assist in selecting the most appropriate antimicrobial compound for your patient; also a stewardship to manage antibiotic use in hospital settings.
Subscription required. A dedicated app that contains the more comprehensive list of Australian approved medicines.
Requires purchase. Drugs, dosing, interactions, guidelines, medical calculators & more.
Australian Prescriber Podcast: Apple Podcasts