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Nursing academic named distinguished professor

The Queensland University of Technology has honoured Patsy Yates with the title of distinguished professor, in recognition of her achievements and research in cancer and palliative care nursing. Yates, who is head of the School of Nursing and director of ...

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Grant to help decrease caesarean rates

A Sydney-based researcher and lecturer at Notre Dame’s School of Medicine has been awarded a grant to examine the effectiveness of antenatal education in reducing the rate of caesareans. Australia has one of the highest rates of caesareans in the ...

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Myths about aged care nurses busted

It’s commonly thought that working as an aged care nurse comes with certain stereotypes. While some say it’s the end of a career, others believe helping people age is one of the most rewarding parts of the job. Envigor Home ...

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Dysphagia: little condition leads to big problems

A swallowing impairment known as dysphagia is a little recognised medical problem with a significant cost on our health system. Researchers from Flinders University found that people in hospital who also have dysphagia need to stay there for longer periods. ...

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