Diabetes and dental health problems can be managed in more ways than you might imagine, even while at home.
A Victorian man, who pretended to be a dental specialist and performed restricted dental acts, has been convicted and fined $65,000.
A new report finds one in 10 preventable hospital admissions are due to dental conditions, while one-third of Aussie five- and six-year-olds have decay in their baby teeth.
An Australian biotech company has created a bone graft substitute that can be applied in liquid form — a first of its kind.
Coregas Integrated Valve Regulator (IVR) conveniently combines cylinder, regulator, flow meter and valve in a robust, lightweight and ready-to-use package. Coregas IVR, accessing medical oxygen quicker, easier and removes the operating costs of external regulators and flow meters. Simply attach your tubing or equipment to the unit and continue caring for your patient.
With around 200,000* healthcare associated infections in Australian acute healthcare facilities each year, prevention and control of infection is a top priority for hospital and healthcare facilities.
What are the most addictive drugs? According to Eric Bowman, from the University of St Andrews, while the question seems simple, the answer depends on whom you ask. From the points of view different researchers, the potential for a drug to be addictive can be judged in terms of the harm it causes, the street value of the drug, the extent to which the drug activates the brain’s dopamine system, how pleasurable people report the drug to be, the degree to which the drug causes withdrawal symptoms, and how easily a person trying the drug will become hooked.
Procurement and supply chain managers in the health and aged care sectors are continuously searching for opportunities to deliver better outcomes for all their stakeholders – especially patients.
Anxiety has a tendency to take over our thoughts when we most need to be focusing on other things. Whether it's giving a patient or their family our full attention, performing our tasks or enjoying time with family and friends, worry and stress has a way of making life so much more difficult than it needs to be.
Medicines Australia, the pharmaceutical industry representative body primarily responsible for the drugs listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) has announced two key appointments today, both of whom hail from an Abbott government background.
The $2 million Fiona Stanley Hospital in Western Australia will open it's emergency department doors this morning (3 February).
Four major lobbying groups have come together to voice their concern on the unhealthy eating habits of Australians, following the release of a new nationwide poll.
In recent years, there has been a concerted effort in Australia and internationally to decrease the incidence of healthcare associated infections (HAIs). One specific HAI, Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) has been a particular focus to governments in Australia and overseas. In part, this may be due to this infection being considered largely preventable in the context of healthcare provision, writes Dr Brett Mitchell.