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Alzheimer’s Australia touts cognitive impairment alert

Alzheimer’s Australia representatives joined assistant minister for health and aged care Ken Wyatt at Canberra Hospital to endorse a visual bedside alert for people with cognitive impairment. The Cognitive Impairment Identifier (CII) forms part of the Dementia Care in Hospitals Program (DCHP), ...

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Parkinson’s lesser-known symptoms get spotlight

Healthcare workers attuned to the hidden bladder and bowel symptoms of Parkinson’s are better able to help mitigate their added burden, and peak bodies are working to raise awareness. Ahead of World Parkinson’s Day, on April 11, the Continence Foundation of Australia ...

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The not-so-dirty dozen

Twelve professionals from various fields are helping to lead a project with the potential to generate a clean, cost-effective solution to hospital waste. By Linda Shields Hospitals generate huge amounts of waste. Overall Australian figures are hard to collate, but ...

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Emergency department to trial asthma packs

Changing hospital procedure may be the key to reducing the number of emergency department visits due to asthma. A new study by a team comprising the Asthma Foundation Queensland, Queensland University of Technology, Gold Coast University Hospital and Robina Hospital will ...

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