A Day in the Life of RACQ LifeFlight Rescue Critical Care Doctor Ola Sorensen.
Opioid-related emergency department (ED) presentations in Victoria increased annually by an average of 3.1% during the 10-year period of 2008–09 to 2017–18.
A new treatment for severe epileptic seizures in children will halve the number of kids being ventilated and sent to intensive care.
A new Australian study has found that a fifth of fatal strokes in people aged under 45 years are due to psychostimulant use.
First aid is a big deal in today's society. The potential to develop a ground-force of trained first aiders for response to accidents and emergencies has never been greater, and industry experts are taking notice.
Implantable cardioverter defibrillator procedures have risen significantly, with over 75% of recipients being men.
Queensland paramedics have introduced a drug that is sedating violent patients 70% faster.
Following research into cannula use in emergency departments, a new program being adopted by hospitals could save the nation's healthcare system $13 million annually.
A study shows that every minute counts when it comes to treating severe bleeding after trauma or childbirth.
Checking for undiagnosed osteoporosis the first time a bone is broken is essential.
Laced with electronic fibres coated with medication, this futuristic bandage can be activated by a smartphone.
Developed in the US, an E-triage tool is providing more accurate ESI allocation.
Acupuncture, generally regarded as an alternative therapy, has been proven as a safe and effective substitute to pain-relieving drugs for some patients in emergency wards.
Rapid access to stroke treatment made possible through the Victorian Stroke Telemedicine (VST) Program and Australia's first ever dedicated stroke ambulance.
"The helicopter is able to land on the roof of the neurosurgical centre and the patient is transferred directly to the operating theatre for life-saving surgery."