Thursday, August 29, 2013

Consumer Tips on the Use of Mosquito Coils

The FDA Philippines pointed out that not all available mosquito coils do not contain active ingredients that can fight off mosquitoes. Public are advised to be careful and wise in buying the registered brands.  

Here's FDA Advisory No. 2013-029 : 

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Holistic Approach in Healthcare

What is Holistic Approach? How is it done? What is the role of health care assistant in providing care for older person?

Generally, holistic approach means looking at the whole picture. The key thing is to understand the whole thing by evaluating parts together and interdependently until well-being is achieved. It has considerable view of the physical, emotional, psychological and social aspects of an individual to obtain a better result.

What to Do: Locked Out of Your Car

Getting locked out of a car is never fun, but it will likely happen to you at one time or another. If you are somewhere stranded, you’ll want to be able to get into your car as soon as possible. There are a few things you can try before you call a locksmith in Katy. If you know what you need to do ahead of time, you can be prepared for when you might get locked out of your car.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

JOBS: August 27, 2013

Follow the links to view details of the jobs and to apply for the positions available.

  • St. Luke's Medical Center - (NCR) - Staff Pharmacist
  • Erikagen Inc. (Tanyag Taguig City)  - Licensed Pharmacist

Friday, August 23, 2013

Communicating to Older People with Dementia

Ensuring a good communication leads to achieving a healthy lifestyle of an older person with dementia.

When people have dementia, they become less able to talk clearly. For others to understand them, they behave differently to pin point their needs. In this case it is the carer’s duty to discover what such behavior means. Just for example, a woman in a nursing home who suddenly become upset and begins to shout without any obvious reason. This happened not just once so she was carefully observed.

Saturday, August 17, 2013

Individual Needs of a Dying Older Person and Family

Photo Courtesy of Roger Rössing and Renate Rössing

Doctors, nurses and other carers can play an important role during the final days of life, but their advice and treatments will not be geared toward extending life. But they can give relief to whatever discomfort a dying person is experiencing.

Friday, August 16, 2013

Main Issues of Elderly People with Mental Illness

The main issues that might surround the older person who is suffering from mental illness like Dementia or Alzheimer’s or other reactive condition like depression or anxiety are:

  • difficulty coping with day to day tasks
  • difficulty communicating
  • changes in mood, judgment or personality.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Programs Offered at the Best Full-Time MBA Schools

Free photo from Morguefile by hmm360If you’re ready to take your career up a notch, the best way to do that is with education. While there are thousands of programs available to you, few have the success rate that a good MBA program has. What’s even better about pursuing an MBA is that at the very best full-time MBA schools, there are several different class schedules and concentrations which can be tailored to your specific needs.

Flowers with Spicy Taste

Flowers satisfy our eyes with the gorgeous colors and lovely bloom they could offer, but can they also satisfy our taste buds?

There are edible flowers but there are few things to consider before adding them into your dish.

  1. Make sure that the flower you choose to eat is the right flower. Some flower look like the other. There are many resources available in bookstore and online. Pictures and descriptions will help you pick the right flower.
  2. Those who have allergic reactions to flowers must watch out for eating them may worsen the situation. This goes also to asthmatics.
  3. Proper handling and preparation must also consider in achieving the taste we hope for.

How to Find a Barber

Free Photo at Morguefile by calgrinFinding a new barber can seem like a daunting task. Often people assume that the only way to be certain that a new barber is good is to give them the chance to cut your hair, and that is often a risk that people are unwilling to take. People don’t want to spend months auditioning barbers at the risk of spending months with a terrible haircut. However, there are certain things an individual can look for in their barber before they ever let a barber touch their hair. Out of all the things that an individual should look at when they are searching for a new Lone Tree barber, it is of paramount importance that an individual check over the potential barber’s personal station.

How to treat older people in the workplace?

Free Photo at Morguefile by  bjwebbizDifferent people may have different attitudes toward adult co-worker. Some may have full respect to the old people. Some don’t. Nevertheless, the fact remains that old people should have equal rights as younger ones. Not because one is old, he cannot cope with his job. Mind you, these old people have valuable experiences that are very useful in making sound judgments. Assumptions are not enough bases to label the old people as weak or less-productive. 

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

How to deal with stress?

Everyday we come across different annoying things that lead us to stress. Bills to pay, work load and deadlines, bumper to bumper traffic, and different life stresses. How we respond to a situation will determine the level of our stress. If we react positively, everything will flow just fine. 

The first approach to fight stress is to identify the source of it. If you are aware what causes your troubles then it will be easy to construct a way how to end your misery. 

Monday, August 12, 2013

JOBS: August 12, 2013

Follow the links to view details of the jobs and to apply for the positions available.
  • Watsons Personal Care Stores (Philippines) Inc. (Bicol)  - Licensed Pharmacist
  • Watsons Personal Care Stores (Philippines) Inc. (Cavite)  - Licensed Pharmacist

Thursday, August 8, 2013

The Benefit of Home Care Services

Everyone dreads getting older and becoming unable to care for themselves once again. However, that time in life does come for many. But that does not automatically mean that someone must go to a care center. There are other options, including home care services that range in amount of care from light help cleaning a home to full-service care. Of course, the price varies from one service to the next depending on the amount of care a person needs. Still, this is a great option for those that would like to stay at home but can no longer care for their own basic needs.

CHEd identifies ‘priority courses’ to fill needs of workforce

It's great to know that Pharmacy Course is included in priority courses in the Philippines. 

Essential Oils Are Back in the Aftershave Game

Does anyone actually enjoy the aroma of a strong cologne or perfume? Could these scents be offensive to people because they are unnatural scents that do not come from nature? Face it; some scents just make you nauseous. You don’t want to be rude, but you just can’t stand the smell of some perfumes and colognes. When you smell something, you are actually inhaling tiny particles of the scent. Taking in too many unnatural particles can wreak havoc on your body. If you want to completely rid your life of artificial scents, then this article is for you. Essential oils have been used for a multitude of purposes since the days of Egyptian society. They saw a major decline in popularity due mainly to large corporations. Big business flooded the market with artificially scented colognes, perfumes, soaps, and deodorants. This left many people growing up with no knowledge of essential oils. Luckily, there are companies out there that are utilizing these traditional scents.

JOBS: August 8, 2013

Follow the links to view details of the jobs and to apply for the positions available.
  • Chic Centre Corporation (Pasig City)  - Licensed Pharmacist
  • Rustan Marketing Specialists Inc.  (Marks and Spencer Philippines) - Pharmacist

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Difference Between Woodwind Instruments

As Pharmacist, I will not have a hard time understanding medicine and its use. But with sincerity and honesty, I am having trouble identifying the woodwind instruments. Great thing I got the chance to browse Bass Clarinets at WWBW

Through that I was able to recognize the difference between saxophones and clarinets at a glance. But I still need to read more about these instruments especially what they are made of. 

JOBS: August 7, 2013

Follow the links to view details of the jobs and to apply for the positions available.
  • Berovan Marketing Inc. (Dumaguete)  - Store Pharmacist
  • Alphamed Pharma Corporation (Pampanga) - Pharmacist
  • Lucky Health Marketing  (Central Visayas)  -   Pharmacist
  • LBS Recruitment Solutions Corporation (Saudi Arabia - Hafr Al Baten) POEA License#: 223-LB-110411-R) - Pharmacist


This post is a free job posting service only of Pinoy Pharmacists and makes no recommendations regarding potential employers. Applicants and employers must ensure the integrity and credibility of each other by requesting references or by asking for any additional information. Pinoy Pharmacist site owners and editors are not responsible for safety, salaries, working conditions, or any other matters concerning employment. 

Computer Trouble?

Nowadays, computers are very important in running any type of business may it be a food chain, drugstore, retail outlet, even a coffee shop. Retail Pharmacy for instance requires a computer with a fast speed to cope with the tasks at hand from entering deliveries to dispensing of prescription. Mostly everywhere, you’ll see that computer helps a business to stay operational. 

If you think your computer is a slowing down, you might need a disk defragmentation. This will help in rearranging files in your computer hard disk that were fragmented overtime. So, before getting a new unit, make sure to consider this solution first.  

H7N9 Bird Flu Alarm Raised By First Report Of Human Spread

Please follow the link for the latest report on H7N9 Bird Flu.