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Recharging compassion in paediatric trauma

Nurses in paediatric trauma services must be especially proactive with self-care strategies, to manage the personal impact of encountering so much intense suffering over time. In my paediatric nursing career spanning more than 30 years, there have been many wonderful times ...

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Can new flooring improve staff and patient health?

Tarkett is a French company that manufactures and markets commercial flooring products, with a specific focus on education and healthcare environments. Ralph Jorissen is the managing director of Tarkett’s Australian subsidiary, which is currently rolling out its new iQ One ...

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Walk after meals best for diabetics: study

Exercise just after eating is best for those with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study. Researchers from the University of Otago in New Zealand found a walk after eating resulted in significantly lower blood glucose levels. Type 2 ...

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Eat your heart out (of trouble)

A diet high in Omega-3 fatty acids and low in salt can help decrease the odds of falling victim to Australia’s biggest killer. The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare names cardiovascular disease as the leading cause of death and ...

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