The COVID-19 pandemic has forced nurses to seek innovative alternatives to paper-based systems or out-of-date software to try and stay ahead of the game.
Global solutions provider Ascom has introduced a modular, scalable patient-response system to Australia and New Zealand: Ascom Telligence.
The National Nursing and Midwifery Digital Health Capability Framework will help nurses and midwives assess their digital capabilities and pursue professional development if needed.
Bollé Ninka protective eye shields suitable for hospitals, dentists and doctors.
Her influential work on stroke management protocols has been adopted across Australia and is currently being implemented in 12 European countries.
A team of biomedical engineers has created a blood-sampling robot that performed as well or better than people in a human clinical trial.
Temp Block temperature sensor from HLP Controls is designed to accurately monitor fridge temperatures, preventing temperature spikes on data logging graphs.
The Australian-invented Saliva Glucose Biosensor is reported to be the world's first non-invasive replacement for finger-prick blood glucose testing.
With large sections of the healthcare industry requiring employees to work around the clock, researchers have investigated the effect of food intake on staff alertness and productivity.
New microneedle patches developed by an Australian university offer a pain-free, antibacterial, self-dissolving solution for vaccination delivery.
A global study of short peripheral catheters uncovered major problems with their management.
Sometimes science and art collide as Dr Sophie Wiszniak discovered when she entered this beautifully stained cross-section of a developing embryo into the Scimex Multimedia Hub image competition.
This belief that eczema treatment is dangerous is the most common cause for poorly controlled disease.
The Commonwealth Senate enquiry report into tick-borne diseases has been released, highlighting the importance of awareness of tick-related illnesses in Australia. Worryingly, the committee heard that there could be as many as 50,000 people bitten by ticks in Australia each year.
The action of the drug and the mechanism of heroin suggests it should be effective for reversing opioid overdoses. But does the evidence stack up?