Review: Grommets

Grommets – an update on common indications for tympanostomy  tube placement K Outhoff Senior Lecturer, Department of Pharmacology, University of Pretoria Corresponding author, email: kim.outhoff@up.ac.za   Introduction Children younger than 7 years are at...

Acute Pain Guidelines

1. Acute pain management – Foreword I prefaced the first edition of the South African acute pain guidelines by stating that “acute pain management is not a luxury, it is a human right!” Six years have passed and the statement is still pertinent. The World Federation...

REVIEW Anaemia – a pale ale?

GL Muntingh,1* M Viljoen2 Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of the Western Cape...

Review: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

An update on chronic obstructive  pulmonary disease Natalie Schellack, Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University Gustav Schellack, Pharmaceutical Industry Richard Omoding,Department of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health...

Review: Schizophrenia

Providing an overview on antipsychotics: Schizophrenia a psychiatric challenge?   A 2017 Update Schellack N,1 BCur, BPharm, PhD (Pharmacy), Matlala M,2 BPharm, MSc (Med) Pharmacy, PhD (Pharmacy) 1Associate Professor, School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Health Sciences,...