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Palliative care standards updated

Palliative Care Australia has launched the fifth edition of the National Palliative Care Standards and the Palliative Care Service Development Guidelines, in an effort to better shape how palliative care is planned, funded and delivered across Australia in the next ...

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World-first guide to tackle osteoporosis

New prevention guidelines launched in Sydney to target children. Encouraging children to exercise and eat enough calcium will be at the heart of new guidelines designed to curb Australia's growing osteoporosis problem. Health experts met in Sydney last week to ...

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New evidence improves care

Blood glucose levels need to be more stringently controlled Blood glucose levels should be more stringently controlled and patient education should be accessible and delivered by a multidisciplinary team, according to new type 2 diabetes treatment guidelines. Rural and remote ...

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Recognising the warning signs

Violence is a significant problem in many Australian health care settings, particularly emergency departments writes Linda Belardi. Incidents of violence in triage have increased dramatically in the past 10 years, putting the safety of nursing staff and other patients at ...

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