Surfex from Whiteley Medical is a dry-surface biofilm remover and disinfectant, intended for use on environmental surfaces and for non-critical medical devices such as hospital beds and theatre trolleys.
William Cusack and Julia Kittscha have both been recognised at the 2019 ConvaTec Great Comebacks Awards for their unwavering spirit, resilience and determination to living, and supporting those with a stoma.
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.
IVF success rates in Australia and New Zealand have continued to improve, while the number of IVF twins are falling.
Researchers have found that a medium dose of methylphenidate (MPH) has the strongest beneficial effects on inhibitory control in children with ADHD.
Young women with early-stage ovarian cancer can undergo fertility-preserving surgery without affecting the safety of their cancer treatment.
Use of preventative medications is high early after heart surgery but decreases significantly over time — despite the fact that many of these medications are linked with lower mortality.
Assessment times for patients presenting with chest pains can be safely reduced, easing pressure on often overcrowded emergency departments.
In the 'Hope 4' trial, care was led by non-physician health workers using a computer tablet to help decision-making, working closely with physicians.
Handwashing is good practice and we know it's one of the most effective ways to prevent the spread of infections within healthcare settings. So why is hand hygiene compliance still an issue?
Antibiotic use is linked to a heightened risk of bowel cancer, research published in the journal Gut has found. But the risk was lowered for rectal cancer.
German neuroscientists show, using magnetic resonance imaging, that the brains of people with excellent general knowledge are particularly efficiently wired.
New kinds of blood thinners are signalling changes to the treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and a potential reduction in risk of blood clots, a review has found.