Clinical Services

1 in 5 over 45s in chronic pain, says report

07 May, 2020

An AIHW report explores the latest national data on the proportion of people with chronic pain, as well as its impact, treatment and management.

Point-of-care ultrasound: levelling the healthcare playing field

06 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Butterfly Network

Med tech company Butterfly Network is on a mission to democratise health care for the 4.7 billion people around the world who lack access to medical imaging.

COVID-19 advice for asthmatics on World Asthma Day

05 May, 2020

Doctors are giving advice to the 2.7 million Australians with asthma about how the novel coronavirus affects them.

Coronavirus-killing tech available to AU businesses

04 May, 2020 | Supplied by: iugis

Sustainable solutions provider iugis is making UV-C disinfection technology available to commercial markets in Australia and New Zealand.

Baxx Australia Baxx infection control system

01 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Symetec

The Baxx system attacks all bacteria and virus strains that would cause respiratory tract infections.

Airepure NATA testing services for pharmacy areas

01 May, 2020 | Supplied by: Airepure Australia Pty Ltd

Airepure technicians can replace HEPA filters within existing hospital pharmaceutical cleanroom installations and perform testing and certification.

Survey sparks medicine supply concerns

29 April, 2020

A survey undertaken by the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia reveals that hospital orders for medicines necessary to support ventilated beds are not being met.

Harnessing hydroxyls to purify air

27 April, 2020 | Supplied by: Baxx Australia

Hydroxyls can be reproduced by compact devices to improve air quality and rid the air of airborne pathogens such as respiratory diseases and other bacteria.

Reducing the burden of sepsis

23 April, 2020 by Dr Brett Abbenbroek* and Associate Professor Luregn Schlapbach**

The Australian Sepsis Network is on a mission to facilitate a coordinated national approach to tackling sepsis in Australia.

Haemoglobin disorders and COVID-19 — what do we know so far?

22 April, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

Preliminary research conducted in Europe has shed light on the risk of COVID-19 complications in patients with common haemoglobin disorders.

Red Cross at the fires' front line

19 April, 2020 by Amanda Lamont

I am a volunteer with the Australian Red Cross, a volunteer firefighter and co-founder of the Australasian Women in Emergencies Network...

Pharmacists step up and in to medicines safety

13 April, 2020 by Kristin Michaels, CEO, SHPA

Facilitating the safe and effective use of medicines is the core business of pharmacists, especially in hospitals.

Vaping: risky business or sensible quit strategy?

08 April, 2020 by Jane Allman

E-cigarettes containing nicotine are illegal in Australia. Some health experts believe they shouldn't be...

AI tool predicts severe respiratory illness in early COVID-19

08 April, 2020 by Amy Sarcevic

An AI tool developed by New York University could predict which COVID-19 patients will go on to contract acute respiratory distress syndrome, before any severe symptoms emerge.

International panel releases ICU guidelines for COVID-19

08 April, 2020

The Surviving Sepsis Campaign COVID-19 panel has released 54 recommendations for treating patients with COVID-19 in the ICU.

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