When Less Is More? Recognising the Unnecessary Use of Medicines

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In this presentation, Dr Treasure McGuire explains the continuous challenges of balancing medicine use in healthcare and how to recognise when it may be unnecessary or overused.


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Treasure McGuire

Dr Treasure McGuire is a medicines information pharmacist, pharmacologist, educator and researcher. As assistant director of pharmacy, Mater Health Services, she manages their academic practice unit. She is also a senior conjoint lecturer in the School of Pharmacy, University of Queensland and associate professor of pharmacology, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University, where she lectures on complementary medicines, reproductive health, medication safety and communicable diseases. In recognition of her services to medicines information, she received the Lilly International Fellowship in Hospital Pharmacy and the Bowl of Hygeia of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia. See Educator Profile

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First Published14 July 2020
Updated14 July 2020
26 February 2021
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