Bereznicki, L, Turning back time with botulinum toxin, Australian Pharmacist, 33, (7) pp. 62-65. ISSN 0728-4632 (2014) [Professional, Refereed Article]
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Mrs Johnson is a middle-aged regular customer at your pharmacy. She has noticed increasing sallowness, roughness, and fine wrinkles on her face. She is bothered by these changes and asks your opinion about the use of Botox injections to delay the effects of ageing and improve her appearance.
After reading this article, pharmacists should be able to:
- Describe the mechanism of action of botulinum toxin
- Discuss the clinical indications of botulinum toxin
- Outline the risks and benefits for botulinum toxin in for minimising the appearance of skin ageing.
|Item Type:||Professional, Refereed Article|
|Keywords:||botulinum toxin, safety, clinical indications, mechanism of action|
|Research Division:||Medical and Health Sciences|
|Research Group:||Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences|
|Research Field:||Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics|
|Objective Group:||Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)|
|Objective Field:||Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) not elsewhere classified|
|Author:||Bereznicki, L (Professor Luke Bereznicki)|
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