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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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GP nurses could lead the way on anxiety diagnosis

The discussion about the mental health of our older population is slowly coming to prominence yet the scale of the issue is not fully understood. Approximately half of all aged care residents exhibit symptoms consistent with depression, but these stats are likely ...

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Do nurses really understand pain?

Research has found that pain care for hospitalised patients over 65 years old is assessment driven and lacks sufficient patient input. The research found that pain care was hampered due to the lack of appropriate and meaningful pain care provision, ...

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