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One Machine For All People

29 June, 2016 by AHHB

For care professionals, they need tools that help them do their job quickly, efficiently and reliably. Just as you wouldn’t consider an MRI or X-Ray machine that didn’t perform flawlessly, the same level of quality must also be demanded from your administrative equipment as well. This is the primary design goal of the latest series of scalable, modular monochrome laser printers. The range is built from the ground up with flexibility in mind allowing you to create the type of system you want. In essence, it is one machine to all people.

Creeping fatigue is more dangerous than you think

29 June, 2016 by Corin Kelly

Not all fatigue is the same. Fast fatigue builds up quickly and is predictable. Creeping fatigue builds up slowly, it is easy to overlook and it can reach extreme levels. Creeping fatigue may be one of the bigger fatigue risks in healthcare.

Blue light helps Amish children

27 June, 2016 by Corin Kelly

Outside, from far across the fields, a strange blue light beckons in the dark. Where horse-drawn buggies clatter along dusty country roads and many families shun electricity, blue light cuts harshly through the night.

Massacres and overall gun deaths down

23 June, 2016 by Corin Kelly

Twenty years ago, Australian federal, state and territory governments united to reform our firearm laws which had allowed easy access in some states to the military-style weapons of the sort used by the gunman in Orlando, Florida. Simon Chapman, from the University of Sydney reports the main provisions of the new laws included:

Food packaging contest awards innovation

23 June, 2016 by Corin Kelly

The inaugural Save Food Packaging Awards for Australia and New Zealand have announced the winner of the Food Services Category as SPC ProVital Easy-Open Portion Control Fruit Cup. The Food Service Category recognises companies which are developing innovative and sustainable packaging that minimises food losses and food waste, extends shelf life and improves the supply of food.

A Day in the Life

22 June, 2016 by ahhb

Coffee may be off the hook

22 June, 2016 by Corin Kelly

There is no conclusive evidence for a carcinogenic effect of drinking coffee, according to an international Working Group of 23 scientists convened by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), the cancer agency of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Life hacks for nursing. Part 6 - Mindfulness

22 June, 2016 by Corin Kelly

Mindfulness is the ability to bring your attention to the present moment – to notice when our mind wanders and bring it back into focus. It is also about observing without engaging our judgement or emotions. Mindfulness keeps us in the present instead of dwelling in the past or worrying about the future.

Incontinence prevention and management

20 June, 2016 by Corin Kelly

One in four Australians aged 15 and older is incontinent. And don’t assume they’re all infirm and elderly; those most at risk are pregnant women, men with prostate disease, women who’ve had babies, overweight people and elite athletes.

One machine for all people

15 June, 2016 by ahhb

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