At the heart of this automated pharmacy system are drug dispensary robots that can precisely scan, move and store more than $200,000 worth of medicines each day.
Cleaning, disinfecting and sterilising re-usable medical devices and equipment provides an essential foundation for delivering safe and good-quality care.
The Royal College of Surgeons has ruled that simulators are better than live animals for training surgeons to perform life-saving surgery.
Gas sensing is just the beginning of what these smart pills can do.
After more than 10 years of research, Australian medical researchers are set to change the way we treat infants with respiratory illness, with Queensland emergency departments already adopting the new therapy.
This technique has been credited with helping to save at least one life already.
On the evening of 21 November 2016, after a wild and windy thunderstorm, the city of Melbourne was plunged into a 'thunderstorm asthma' epidemic.
The rise in multidrug-resistant TB threatens to derail decades of progress.
A shortage of lifesaving drugs has been plaguing the Australian hospital system. Is there a solution?
A French study reveals that low doses of steroids given to preterm infants are not linked to any harmful effects on brain development at two years of age.
Stimulating this hormone could prevent pneumonia bacteria from spreading by starving it to death.
While e-cigarettes may expose users to fewer toxic chemicals than conventional tobacco, questions remained unanswered.
"I am aware that many people living with hepatitis feel too stigmatised to get help. They are literally dying of embarrassment," said Dr Sally Cockburn.
This successful safety study sets the stage for phase II clinical trials into the effect of high-dose vitamin C on overall lifespan and quality of life for patients undergoing radiation and chemotherapy.
University of Adelaide researchers have developed an optical fibre probe that distinguishes breast cancer tissue from normal tissue — potentially allowing surgeons to be much more precise when removing breast cancer.
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