Sometimes it was necessary to limit the freedom of movement of infected people to control the spread of infection, writes Professor Colin Thompson
The Centre for Disease Control (CDC) in the NT has reported that 97 people have contracted the soil-borne disease since last wet season (2012), and nine of them have died.
A well thought out and executed identification and access system can have a huge impact on site security and patient safety.
Australia’s Premier Health, Aged Care & Disability Expo” for Managers, Health & other Professionals, staff … Caulfield Racecourse, April 18 & 19, 0930-1600, Free admission
MIMS Online offers more than just medicines information. You can also check for drug interactions and identify loose tablets with a click of a button.
We use our hands to do things all the time. Our hands are great carriers of germs. Infection control experts have identified the hands as being the number one method whereby germs are transferred from one person to another. They regularly reinforce the good hand hygiene message in the prevention of disease outbreaks to healthcare workers and to the general public.
Managing violence and security risks in health and residential care services
‘Working together to implement and deliver a connected and integrated health system’
CRC for Biomedical Imaging Development (CRCBID) explains why PET scanning sets the standard of care in the modern healthcare sector.
More people are accepting that people with mental illness have the right to be treated to the same standard of care as people without mental illness, which includes help with a smoking addiction. Mark Ragg reports.
Integrated solutions for the global conundrum
From 1 July 2012, Australians will be able to register online for their personally controlled electronic health record (PCEHR), which will boost patient safety, improve healthcare delivery, and cut waste and duplication.
Hospital Communications Infrastructure
Coregas is a group business of Wesfarmers Industrial and Safety—a division of Wesfarmers Limited.
Five was the magic number for two Lutheran Community Care aged care services where nursing staff recently traded places to an acute setting and university students kicked-off their first year nursing placement at Buderim on the Sunshine Coast. Lara Caughey reports.