Clinical Services

New resource to help asthma patients sleep well

11 March, 2024

The National Asthma Council of Australia has released a resource to help health professionals treat patients who present with poor asthma control and sleep disturbance.

Qld symposium examines ED blockages and more

07 March, 2024

Close to 100 delegates travelled from across Queensland to attend the 2024 Emergency Medicine Foundation (EMF) Symposium, which showcased the latest research tackling ED congestion.

Getinge PiCCO advanced hemodynamic monitoring solution

06 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Getinge Australia Pty Ltd

Getinge's advanced hemodynamic monitoring solution PiCCO is designed to provide a minimally invasive measurement of cardiac output and its determinants.

New breast cancer tech unveiled at Baringa Private Hospital

06 March, 2024

Technology for breast cancer treatment can now be accessed by patients on the NSW mid north coast.

Women opting for self-screening of cervical cancer, new data released

05 March, 2024

New data has revealed that 27% of all cervical cancer screening tests done in Australia are now using the self-collection screening option.

Open water swimming: identifying and managing SIPE

04 March, 2024

SIPE occurs when excess fluid accumulates in the lungs, causing acute shortness of breath during or immediately after swimming.

Nilfisk GD930 Pro HEPA vacuum

01 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Nilfisk Pty Ltd

The upgraded Nilfisk GD930 Pro HEPA vacuum is designed to help users to clean faster and efficiently.

Surgical Order SOx logistics platform

01 March, 2024 | Supplied by: Surgical Order

SOx has developed an intuitive platform improving the surgical workflow and communication between surgeons, hospitals and suppliers with an aim to tackle the challenges of a disconnected ecosystem.

Monash's AI method claims to cut MRI scan time to minutes

27 February, 2024

Monash University researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) method, called McSTRA, that could soon make a 5-minute full-body MRI scan a reality.

Targeted prostate cancer treatment hopes to minimise side effects

23 February, 2024

The Icon Cancer Centres in Victoria are using focal low dose rate (LDR) brachytherapy to provide highly targeted radiation for prostate cancer.

Plasma treatment for healing chronic wounds

20 February, 2024

More than 420,000 Australians suffer from a chronic wound each year, costing the health and aged care system a total of $3bn.

The state of paediatric palliative care in Australia

15 February, 2024

150 km. That's the average distance between paediatric palliative care patients and the children's hospital at which they received specialist care.

Digital therapy reduces distress in long-term conditions

15 February, 2024

People living with long-term conditions who received the therapist-guided digital program have showed a significant reduction in psychological distress.

Bridging the maternal care gap

14 February, 2024 by Deepak Biswal*

In 2021, around 46% of first-time mothers had a postnatal stay of less than one day, according to new data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

Cryptosporidiosis cases on the rise

14 February, 2024

The gastrointestinal disease caused by the microscopic parasite Cryptosporidium is a common cause of acute diarrhoea in young children.

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