Triple Whammy - Linda Bryant

Date Published: 
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 12:30
Duration: 
17:35

Linda Bryant talks about a dangerous drug trio known as the triple-whammy and the implications in general practice. Dr Bryant is a practising clinical pharmacist. She also teaches post graduate pharmacy students and is passionate about optimisation and individualisations of medicines therapy. She is chair of the clinical advisory pharmacist association and is currently on the medicines adverse reactions committee for MedSafe.

 

 

Topics:

  • what is the triple-whammy and how does it increase the risk of renal failure?
  • how problematic is this in everyday clinical practice?
  • red flags 
  • considerations in older people
  • monitoring patients 
  • renal insufficiency, signs and symptoms
  • managing triple-whammy-induced renal impairment
  • advice to patients.

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Presenter

Linda Bryant
Clinical Pharmacist

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