Nursing > Techniques & procedures

Lippincott Procedures: Point of Care Resources

14 April, 2022

A point-of-care procedure guide that reflects Australia's nursing protocols, regulations, terminology and drug names.

Managing anaphylaxis

31 January, 2022

Associate Professor Amanda Walker, Clinical Director at the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, explains why clinicians and health services need to be consistent in managing this potentially fatal condition.

Needle phobia device bags design award

20 October, 2021

NeedleCalm, an Australian medical device aimed at reducing pain and fear around needle procedures, has won the 2021 Good Design Awards Week in the Product Design category.

How has technology facilitated nurses' patient care?

18 May, 2021 by Tammy Sherwood, CEO of Person Centred Software Australia

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced nurses to seek innovative alternatives to paper-based systems or out-of-date software to try and stay ahead of the game.

Patient response system goes beyond nurse call

22 February, 2021

Global solutions provider Ascom has introduced a modular, scalable patient-response system to Australia and New Zealand: Ascom Telligence.

The framework enabling the digital capabilities of nurses and midwives

12 February, 2021 by Jane Allman

The National Nursing and Midwifery Digital Health Capability Framework will help nurses and midwives assess their digital capabilities and pursue professional development if needed.

Protective eye shield

27 July, 2020

Bollé Ninka protective eye shields suitable for hospitals, dentists and doctors.

Sandy Middleton is a nursing trailblazer

20 April, 2020

Her influential work on stroke management protocols has been adopted across Australia and is currently being implemented in 12 European countries.

Robot successfully samples blood

12 February, 2020

A team of biomedical engineers has created a blood-sampling robot that performed as well or better than people in a human clinical trial.

HLP Controls Temp Block temperature sensor

19 January, 2020

Temp Block temperature sensor from HLP Controls is designed to accurately monitor fridge temperatures, preventing temperature spikes on data logging graphs.

Scope for saliva to replace blood in diabetes monitoring

15 November, 2019

The Australian-invented Saliva Glucose Biosensor is reported to be the world's first non-invasive replacement for finger-prick blood glucose testing.

Snacking maximises shiftworker productivity

13 August, 2019

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.

Pain-free patches to revolutionise vax delivery

07 March, 2019

New microneedle patches developed by an Australian university offer a pain-free, antibacterial, self-dissolving solution for vaccination delivery.

1 in 5 catheters unnecessarily painful or malfunctioning

22 August, 2018

A global study of short peripheral catheters uncovered major problems with their management.

Art meets science with prize for craniofacial development researcher

22 March, 2017

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.

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