The shift from hospital to home-based care looks set to continue, with a study showing that blood transfusions can be safely performed in the home and in aged-care facilities.
As employment pathways and workforce customs have changed, so should our perspectives on nursing career trajectories to a more flexible view and approach.
Nurses and midwives 'at the bedside' are being encouraged to take a lead role in research under a grants program developed by the Rosemary Bryant Foundation.
Primary nurses who promote innovation in immunisation should consider applying for a new grant that recognises these initiatives.
A survey of Australian primary healthcare nurses found that many feel under-utilised and requests to do more are often rejected.
A new study finds that a one-size-fits-all approach to men's health within the primary healthcare nursing industry is putting male patients at risk.
Assistant nursing, and other occupations, may have increased risk of contracting rheumatoid arthritis.
Stereotypes portraying nurses as sexual objects or merely doctors' helpers must be combatted to encourage school leavers to join the profession.
This new method of collecting urine samples from very young patients is safer, gentler and quicker.
Eccentric exercise does not involve going for a run in a silly costume.
Occupational exposure to extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields was associated with a heightened risk of developing ALS among the men.
With more drugs in the pipeline and many related gene discoveries offering hope, the future is brighter for people with rheumatoid arthritis.
Institutional debriefing support significantly lowers post-code stress scores in nurses.
For many people suffering from disabling conditions, such as Parkinson's disease, spinal injury and paralysis, multiple sclerosis, macular degeneration, heart disease, renal failure and even cancer, announcements in the press around breakthroughs in stem cell research undoubtedly bring hope.
A study published in the BMJ has highlighted concerns over implant based female sterilisation using the Essure device which blocks the fallopian tubes. Women who undergo the hysteropic sterilisation procedure have a significantly heightened risk of reoperation following complications, which the study’s authors have highlighted as a serious safety concern.