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Caroline Egan
Caroline Egan May 7, 2018

New blood test can instantly diagnose pain using colour

For some patients, such as those with advanced dementia or the very frail and ill, it can be difficult to know if they are suffering pain because they are not able to communicate it. But that might be about to change, with a new blood test being developed by Australian scientists that will allow medical professionals to provide an instant diagnosis of pain. One in five Australians are said to suffer chronic pain. The scientists developed the tool after they discovered...
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Lauren Todorovic
Lauren Todorovic Jan 19, 2018

Beyond Aged Care: When the Decision is Taken Away From You

Throughout my nursing career, I always felt so much empathy for elderly people struggling with the changes happening to their body and lifestyle - especially those that found themselves losing their independence. I put myself in their shoes and tried to imagine what it would feel like to lose your independence or have people telling you what’s best for you. Especially something as important of where they can or should life for the rest of their life. The thought of having any...
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Philip Daffas
Philip Daffas Dec 18, 2017

Misunderstanding Dementia Pain: What Facial Expressions are Really Telling You

There’s a common misconception that pain is an inherent part of ageing, that as you get older and may develop health issues, pain is just something you’re going to have to deal with. But that’s not true, pain is often a symptom that can be managed with the correct interventions and treatments. Older people are less likely to report pain themselves, especially if they have cognitive impairment, but that doesn’t mean they are not experiencing it. Pain can be hard...
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Trident
Trident May 30, 2017

Data Security Guidelines For Health and Aged Care

It’s a general consensus that banks and financial institutions have a lot to lose financially from being hacked into, however people tend to forget how much Personal Identifiable Information (PII) the health industry holds and just how valuable that is! Think of all the PII a hospital or clinic holds on its staff, patients (past and present) and the community! With the recent global cyber attacks that have occurred in over 100 countries - in the UK, hospitals around the...
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Trident
Trident Apr 24, 2017

Is Telehealth changing the way we care for patients?

In a country as vast as Australia, finding ways to provide access to specialist health care to our rural and remote communities can be a major challenge, but recently, dedicated professionals like Rohan Corpus have made massive inroads in this difficult area. Rohan’s work sees him supporting 52% of the state of Queensland and finding ways to deliver an accessible health care solution for some Australia’s most marginalised and disadvantaged people has lead him to embark on a two-year project...
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