Clinical developments for the aged care sector.
02 May 2013
Acute care hospitals must urgently develop better responses for dementia patients that incorporate better diagnosis, more appropriate treatments and improved patient management as well as more aware and capable staff, says one carer.
01 Nov 2012
Elderly people are more vulnerable to sepsis and are more likely to be claimed by it. NSW Clinical Excellence Commission Director of Patient Safety, Dr Tony Burrell, tells David Hutchins that more lives will be lost without better education and resources.
01 Aug 2012
While everyone knows a little of the terrible impacts of dementia, apparently few people, particularly government funding providers are aware of the important role neuropsychologists can play in early diagnosis and treaTment planning, writes national Chair, of the APS College of Clinical Neuropsychologists,
Dr Fiona Bardenhagen
01 May 2012
The concept of Medical Emergency Teams, which Australia developed, can be improved to save more lives, explains Intensive Care Specialist A/Professor Daryl Jones. He discusses the need for a paradigm shift with David Hutchins.
01 Apr 2012
Sydney’s premier AFL team is hoping revolutionary NASA-based technology using negative and atmospheric pressure, will hasten the recovery of its injured players, writes David Hutchins.
It's not uncommon for non-healing wounds to persist for months or even years, more funding and better awareness are part of the solution, writes David Hutchins.
01 Mar 2012
A drug that can help prevent heart attacks and benefit more than 60,000 Australians is to be listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) at a cost of more than $100 million over five years.
01 Oct 2011
Reducing Catheter-Related Blood Stream Infections (CRBSIs) can save lives and money and reduce healthcare burdens, writes vascular access expert and clinical nurse consultant at Sydney's liverpool hospital, Tim Spencer.
01 Sep 2011
Reducing the impact kids have with conditions like Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, and Asthma may be achieved with dietary changes.
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