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Interview with Christine Neville

Health editor Dallas Bastian speaks to Dr Christine Neville, associate professor and head of the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Queensland and president of the Psychogeriatric Nurses Association, about aquatic exercise for individuals with a diagnosis of dementia. In ...

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GPs working heavier caseloads

GPs are working harder now than they were a decade ago and older patients accounted for about a third of their clinical workload in 2013–14, new research shows. The results come from two reports published today from the Family Medicine Research ...

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Mind + body, happy together

The links between mental and physical care must be acknowledged and understood to treat the whole patient. By Debra Thoms Understanding the integral link between physical and mental health is the first step towards providing positive, holistic care to those ...

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Nurses can inform palliative-care decisions

Nurses may realise early in the piece that patients are ready to move from life-prolonging treatment to palliative care but are unable to make that decision for them, a recent study has highlighted. University of Queensland School of Social Science associate ...

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Wound study to help patients self-treat

A Melbourne-based community nurse is about to embark on a study to investigate how to assist people who self-treat wounds. Suzanne Kapp, a PhD student at The University of Melbourne who has been working with people with chronic wounds for more ...

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Website answers palliative care queries

An education website that incorporates videos and guides on palliative care launched yesterday. The Palliative Care Bridge presents a range of expert tips, methods and evidence-based best practice. Developed by HammondCare, in conjunction with Sacred Heart Health and Calvary Health ...

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