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Nurse tips to control ward smells

27 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

As a nurse you are assaulted with wave after wave of various noxious smells from wounds and all manner of bodily excretions.

Pokemon Go or No in hospital?

27 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

While one children’s hospital is using Pokemon Go to encourage patients to get up and go, another is posting warnings saying people may not enter into the ED simply to hunt down Pokémon.

Detection dogs are sniffing out disease

20 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

How do dogs smell out disease? It all has to do with our breath.

New hypertension guidelines released

20 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

Treatment guidelines for patients with hypertension have been updated, with a particular focus

My wife is a nurse. My wife is a hero.

19 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

Bobby Wesson, posted afterwards 'Rayena and I have been humbled by all of the stories that nurses, medical professionals, patients and people from all over the world have shared with us'.

Paramedics delayed and in danger, union warns

15 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

Paramedics are in danger and response times are increasing because ambulance tracking software is out of date and unreliable, the Australian Paramedics Association New South Wales (APANSW) says, according to an ABC report.

Surviving the night shift

13 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

As a nurse there is no avoiding the inevitable night shift. Working nights has been linked to increased risk for obesity, diabetes, heart disease, breast cancer in women, and prostate cancer in men.

New study aims to slow Alzheimer's march

13 July, 2016 by Corin Kelly

The world’s largest international drug trial aimed at delaying the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease in its earliest stages is underway at the University of Melbourne.

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