Polypharmacy can be appropriate and beneficial for patients. However, polypharmacy also...
The increased use of opioid analgesics in recent years, particularly oxycodone, has resulted in misuse and...
Topical antibiotics in general have been excessively used in New Zealand in recent years. The increasing prevalence of resistance...
Smoking rates are declining in New Zealand as more and more people...
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Encouraging children to swallow tablets or capsules
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