Correct disinfection of re-usable medical devices, including ultrasound probes, is important to prevent infection transmission.
When compared to traditional cleaning methods, wipes decrease the time to clean patient rooms by 23% and they reduce the human capital cost by around $50 per employee per day.
Middle-aged men able to do 40 push-ups are at low risk of a cardiovascular event. Indeed, push-ups are more effective than treadmills at identifying CVD risk.
Report: Patients who've had a heart attack are twice as likely to die prematurely compared to the general population, in part due to sub-optimal care.
A major study has found that pumped breastmilk may contain an increase in pathogens that can lead to chronic disease.
People who die by suicide do not necessarily express their suicidal thoughts to health professionals, according to a new study.
With peripheral venous catheters failure unacceptably high, a new study identifies which dressings are the most likely to remain secure.
Children who are genetically disposed towards coeliac disease could be triggered by a common intestinal virus.
A major Australian study examined cleaning processes in 11 large hospitals. Their findings are key to helping manage infection control.
Double the number of Australians are dying from opioid addiction than heroin. A new opioid prescription guide for medical practitioners seeks to address this.
The Power Threat Meaning Framework is an alternative diagnostic tool, focusing on the impact of power on us all — including trauma victims.
Study author calls for increased emotional support for women who've had emergency caesarians to reduce the risk of postnatal depression.
Painkillers such as aspirin and ibuprofen have been found to significantly improve survival rates for head or neck cancer patients with the PIK3CA mutation.
A new study has found that, while basic hygiene standards were high, hand hygiene standards practised by paramedics appear to be "remarkably low".