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.
An adjusted antibiotic has successfully stopped superbugs Klebsiella and E. coli in their tracks, and could soon save 30,000 lives per annum.
When materials aren't stored at the correct temperature, they become less effective or can be wasted.
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 images represent a breakthrough in understanding how human lungs transition from the womb to the first breaths at birth.
The multiresistant superbug Candida auris has surfaced in Australia; healthcare professionals must take action to prevent it taking hold.
Over 90% of Australians support the legalisation of medical use cannabis but only a handful of our 38,000 GPs are able to prescribe medicinal cannabis.
More than 9 million people take a prescribed medicine daily, with 8 million taking two or more prescribed medicines a week, according to a new survey.
Healthcare organisations are creating entertaining videos on YouTube to promote hand hygiene. But how effective is this medium?