Clinical Services

CSIRO partners to strengthen infectious disease response

24 June, 2024

Emerging and endemic infectious diseases in humans and animals pose a major challenge in the Pacific and Southeast Asia regions.

Screening tool for faster stroke detection

21 June, 2024

The smartphone tool, said to have an accuracy rating of 82% for detecting stroke, would not replace comprehensive clinical diagnostic tests for stroke.

Eastern Health Blackburn reopens surgical hub

21 June, 2024

The project, to be completed in the next few months, will see two new surgical theatres added and will allow more specialities to be provided onsite.

Deprescribing guidelines falling short: study

17 June, 2024

More than two-thirds of clinical practice guidelines do not contain any recommendations on deprescribing, reveals a new study led by Monash University.

Confronting trauma alleviates chronic pain: study

14 June, 2024

Psychotherapy that works by confronting past trauma and stress-related emotions that can exacerbate pain symptoms could help reduce chronic pain.

Sepsis: simple change to antibiotic administration could save lives

13 June, 2024

A clinical trial and systematic review has found that changing the way antibiotics are given to adult patients with sepsis could save thousands of lives globally.

Heavy menstrual bleeding — new Clinical Care Standard released

13 June, 2024

The ACSQHC has released an updated Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Clinical Care Standard to help women make an informed choice about the most appropriate treatment.

ED violence rises more than 50%; current strategies insufficient: report

11 June, 2024

While there were a number of initiatives in place to reduce the impact of violence or improve staff's ability to cope, they were perceived to be ineffective.

Social factors that may reduce CVD risk: men vs women

06 June, 2024

Monash University-led research has identified differences in social factors that may reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk for men and women.

Where Australia stands in reducing harm from illicit drugs

04 June, 2024

Federal and state governments are spending more on law enforcement in illicit drug policy compared to treatment, prevention and harm reduction combined.

Infant RSV immunisation could prevent 10K hospitalisations: IFA

03 June, 2024

Nationwide infant RSV immunisation could prevent 10,000 hospital admissions annually, according to the Immunisation Foundation of Australia (IFA).

Telstra Health to fully acquire pharmacy tech company Fred IT

31 May, 2024

The investment is the evolution of a 10-year joint venture partnership between both the organisations.

Men made up over half of the injury hospitalisations in a year: AIHW

31 May, 2024

There were close to 239,000 hospitalisations due to injury among adult men and 8700 injury-related deaths.

Portable pathology tests: are they accurate and reliable?

30 May, 2024

Flinders researchers have conducted POC quality testing for molecular-based, severe acute respiratory syndrome SARS-CoV-2 detection in remote communities.

Half the world is affected by oral disease — here’s how we can tackle this unmet need

29 May, 2024 by Charlotte Edmond Senior Writer, WE (World Economic) Forum Agenda

Oral diseases affect 1 billion more people than many other major diseases combined, with an estimated $710 billion a year spent on oral treatment costs and productivity losses

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