A child's chance of surviving sepsis increases by 40% if hospitals provide a full treatment protocol within the critical 1st hour of discovery.
A new, high-sensitivity blood test trialled on TBI patients could reduce unnecessary CT scans by one-third.
Adrenaline doubles the risk of severe brain damage in cardiac arrest patients and only increases their chance of survival by 1%.
Too often, children are being injured by falls while in hospital, presenting a significant challenge to healthcare providers. Two organisations step up to change the status quo.
Women with diabetes are 27% more likely to develop cancer than their male counterparts.
Health practitioners are being asked to help raise awareness of chronic wounds, especially with at-risk ageing patients.
Research suggests that hot air- and jet air-dryers should not be used in a healthcare setting.
Hand hygiene levels in hospitals drop dramatically when no-one is watching, according to a new UNSW study.
Common chemicals are causing many Australians to develop debilitating sensitivities.
Removing inhibitory antibodies from plasma has resulted in immediate health improvement for some sepsis patients, and offers an alternative sepsis treatment.
The Spirax Sarco Australian Healthcare Clean Steam Generator (AH-CSG) unit provides clean steam to meet the requirements of AS/NZS 4187:2014.
Marriage may protect against the development of heart disease/stroke, as well as influence who is more likely to die of it.
A UQ study finds strong evidence that the triclosan, used in personal care products, is accelerating the spread of antibiotic resistance.