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Improving gastro treatment in residential care

Scientists at UNSW Sydney have made a breakthrough discovery that could better protect older people from gastroenteritis, an illness causing vomiting and diarrhoea. A new study examined over 300,000 patient samples, identifying the bacterium Aeromonas as the second most prevalent pathogen associated with ...

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A rewarding speciality

These are challenging and changing times for infection control in Australia, write Cathryn Murphy and Deborough MacBeth. Every day in Australia dedicated, specialised and skilled individuals working in a range of settings where health care is planned, delivered and evaluated ...

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Health is in your hands

Sometimes the most important things are also the simplest. It is said that cleanliness is next to godliness, which is very much the case for health professionals. An estimated 12,000 blood stream infections associated with health care occur in Australia ...

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