Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
02 September, 2019

This week: 3-D facial photography tech helps diagnose sleep apnoea - New coating to help fight hospital bugs - Aged care residents benefiting from horse-sized animal therapy - and more.

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New coating to help fight hospital bugs

A new antimicrobial coating developed in the United Kingdom could be the key to fighting against hospital-acquired infections, scientists say. - news.com.au

 

3-D facial photography tech helps diagnose sleep apnoea

A study led by the University of Western Australia (UWA) indicates machine learning-based algorithms they developed for 3-D facial photography could provide a simple and highly accurate method of predicting the presence of sleep apnoea. - healthcareit.com.au

 

Blood Pressure Stabilizing Hormone Administered To Trauma Patients Reduces Transfusion Requirements By 50%

Reducing blood loss in the setting of trauma and achieving hemorrhage control are important aspects of management for any emergency physician or trauma surgeon. - forbes.com

 

How sustainable design can transform health care

Dubbed a “sustainability superstar” by a national property awards judging panel, the $1.8 billion Sunshine Coast University Hospital is setting the standard for green health care in Australia. - hospitalhealth.com.au

 

Townsville aged care residents benefit from horse-sized animal therapy

You might expect to see wheelchairs and walking frames in the corridors of an aged care facility, but you might not expect to see a 850-kilogram horse. - abc.net.au 

 

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