A low dose of antidepressants has been shown to help treat back pain in those for whom narcotics are the remaining option.
If Australians don't reduce their smoking, weight gain and excessive alcohol consumption, 45,000 cases of bowel cancer are likely over the next decade.
Even in high-income countries and in institutions with standard-of-care infection prevention and control measures, improvements may still be possible.
With nurses making up 50% of the healthcare workforce, do nursing students receive sufficient education on hand hygiene? We find out.
When materials aren't stored at the correct temperature, they become less effective or can be wasted.
An adjusted antibiotic has successfully stopped superbugs Klebsiella and E. coli in their tracks, and could soon save 30,000 lives per annum.
A landmark Australian-led trial has found that doctors should not prescribe low-dose daily aspirin to the elderly unless there is a clear medical benefit.
The Multiprac 4.0 system can be used for monitoring and managing infections and staff health in hospitals and nursing homes.
Being an infection control expert isn't always an advantage... especially when you're the patient and envisaging lurgies on every surface.
New research has found that the incidence and mortality rates of sepsis in Australian ICUs are significantly underestimated.
Using evidence-based practice to lead us to the Promised Land.
The multiresistant superbug Candida auris has surfaced in Australia; healthcare professionals must take action to prevent it taking hold.