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Selected Pharmacy Publications to Note

By a Staff Writer
Publications to Note

Issue 65: October 2007
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This section of i2P is designed to be an experimental section to introduce other publications that have similarities to i2P, but are based in other countries.
The globalisation of Australian pharmacy started around the year 2000.
It has had minimal impact up to 2004, but that is now changing and i2P must reflect that change.

There are many aspects of globalisation not yet fully understood, but I think that to most of us, globalisation means that we must be quicker on our feet and have pharmacy practices with sufficient critical mass to withstand global pressures.

Depending on the model of pharmacy chosen, and its location, global pressures will vary.
As pharmacists we must begin to open up our minds to new ideas and innovative ways of delivering pharmacy practice.


The first publication we are introducing is an e-newsletter from the US titled "The Pharmacist Activist".
This publication has not been running as long as i2P, and each issue will include an editorial on a topic that is important for the profession of pharmacy, as well as a review of a new drug that includes a comparison of the new drug with previously marketed drugs that are most similar in activity, and a New Drug Comparison Rating (NDCR) for the new drug.

The newsletter is written by Daniel A. Hussar of the faculty of the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.

It is found by following this link


The second publication we are introducing is pharmacist.com

This publication carries a wide range of topics and is looking somewhat like the new planned version for i2P, which is being designed currently.

You can access at this link


The third publication of interest is a blog written by a nutritional activist Stuart Adams, an Australian practitioner specialising in human nutrition, food law and product development.
This should be of interest to pharmacists wishing to develop complementary medicine practices.

Nutritional Nonsense

Welcome to the Nutritional Nonsense blog; a sceptical and sometimes cynical look at some of the questionable advertising and marketing strategies used by Australian food and supplement companies.

You can access at this link


We have discovered a site that appears to have good evidence-based advice for alternative medicines.




SafeAlternativeMedicine contains over 110 articles, all written by our team of experts.

The site cane be found at:





6minutes is an online newsletter and website for Australian doctors, including general and specialist practitioners, published by Reed Business Information. It's been developed in response to the rapidly changing face of journalism, the growth of the Internet, the trend to interactivity online and doctors ' complaints of being deluged with information from multiple sources.

 Follow this link for the latest copy     http://www.6minutes.com.au


A site that publishes medical research and reports across a wide variety of medical, nutritional and business segments.
The reports are not free, but the abstracts give some idea and sense of what new developments are taking place.
Located at: http://www.piribo.com/publications


A multi-professions newsletter divided into specific disciplines.

Pharmacy is well represented


Follow the link below to the main home page






With the possible advent of deregulation, Australian pharmacists will need to study trends apparent in the US - particularly as they relate to chain pharmacies and the dreaded Wal-Mart.
The electronic newsletter produced by this organisation is well written and well informed and would provide a valuable resource for an Australian pharmacist.
To subscribe, follow the link below:



This publication is the official publication for retail clinicians - clinical nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

There is no mention of pharmacists as clinicians.

Access is the key drawing card for these in-store health clinics that offer low-cost healthcare options for consumers. These clinics are already serving thousands of patients for minor ailments and common illnesses such as colds, coughs, upper respiratory infections, skin conditions, pinkeye and more. Many also offer diagnostic screenings for conditions such as diabetes and most offer vaccinations.

  • In early 2006 nearly 200 in-store clinics exist in retail practice
  • 500 clinics will be in operation by the end of 2006
  • As many as 5,000 facilities are expected to be in operation by end of 2007
  • 70% of these patients represent a new Rx customer
  • 38% buy an OTC item


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