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Isn’t it time we took incontinence seriously?

Over five million Australians aged 15 years and over suffer with bladder or bowel control problems, a figure predicted to grow to 6.5 million by 2030, and people with incontinence suffer long-term physical and emotional impact and rarely seek help. ...

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New e-training aims to avoid anaphylaxis in hospitals

National Allergy Strategy is launching the first free food allergy e-training for Australian hospital staff to combat unnecessary allergic reactions in hospitals. Allergic diseases currently affect more than four million Australians and the prevalence of such diseases is on the rise. ...

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Trauma informed care in a modern hospital setting

This article explores the relationship between physical trauma, psychological trauma and the integration of trauma informed care in a modern hospital setting. Traumatic physical injury is the leading cause of death in the first four decades of life. It accounts ...

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National approach to sepsis needed: researchers

Academics are calling for a national approach to sepsis detection, after new research discovered that an internationally recommended early detection system for sepsis proves less effective than the Australian alternative. Statistics show that Sepsis kills more than 5,000 people each ...

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