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Coming societal changes and how to adapt

The latest edition of the Australian Healthcare & Hospitals Association’s (AHHA) peer-reviewed academic journal Australian Health Review has delved into the social developments that could influence the delivery of health services in the near future. The work is based on megatrends ...

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The winning design? It’s an easy call

A new call device that allows people with physical disabilities to call for assistance in a way that wasn’t possible before, has won a series of awards. The device, developed by researchers from Flinders University and the University of South ...

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Stroke prevention research wins grant

Sydney Nursing School researchers have been awarded a $200,000 grant at the NSW Cardiovascular Research Network State of the Heart Showcase and Awards ceremony. The funding will allow the University of Sydney team to further research stroke prevention through early detection ...

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Image of good health: Avatars can help nurses teach

Avatars can compensate for literacy issues by relaying important messages to patients, an Australian researcher told attendees of an international nursing conference. Professor Robyn Clark from Flinders University, said using avatars – figures, often cartoons, that depict a person digitally ...

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