Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
11 June, 2019

This week: AI tool to help detect brain aneurysms - The Impact of Incivility on Hospital Patients - Benefits of creative writing for healthcare professionals - and more.

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New South Wales government to open ‘nuclear medicine cluster’

The Government of New South Wales announced it would invest AU$12.5 million to aid the expansion of the Innovation Precinct at the Lucas Heights campus of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO). -


Navigating drug and alcohol rehabilitation in general practice

Australia is home to hundreds of rehabilitation services, both privately and publicly funded. How can GPs best support patients on what can be a life-long journey? -


AI tool to help detect brain aneurysms

Doctors could soon get some help from an artificial intelligence tool when diagnosing brain aneurysms – bulges in blood vessels in the brain that can leak or burst open, potentially leading to stroke, brain damage or death. -


Fighting infectious disease with genomics

The rapidly developing field of genomics is not only uncovering potential treatments and cures for diseases, but is playing a major role in preventing and treating infectious diseases. -


The Impact of Incivility on Hospital Patients

Negative interactions in the hospital operating room (OR) can pose a direct risk to the patient, according to a new study. -


Author and doctor Melanie Cheng reflects on the benefits of creative writing for healthcare professionals

Doctors often see us at our most vulnerable, whether we're beaten down by a persistent head cold or saying goodbye to loved ones. These moments of intimacy, which doctors have on a daily basis, also happen to be the stock-in-trade of creative writers: the instances our humanity is most visible and vibrant. -


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