Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
12 September, 2019

This week: Using bacterial hydrogels as intestinal Band-Aids - Doctors warned about using personal phones for clinical photos - Containing infectious diseases - and more

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Doctors warned about using personal phones for clinical photos

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has cautioned doctors to think carefully before using personal phones for taking clinical photos and how those records are stored. -


Containing infectious diseases

History has shown that high consequence infectious diseases (HCIDs) can have a devastating impact on society if not controlled. We look at the key features of HCIDs, their consequences for health clinicians and the importance of biocontainment. -


Harvard researchers using bacterial hydrogels as intestinal Band-Aids

A group of Harvard researchers has recently created a probiotic hydrogel that can function as a Band-Aid-like seal for internal wounds. -


The hospitality truths that will deliver better patient experiences in health care

Patient experience, like the guest experience in hospitality and customer experience in many other industries, is the most important strategic focus for health care providers. -


Sea change: Life as a GP in the Tiwi Islands

Dr Justin Coleman recently made a major life change, uprooting from 12 years of city living to move to the remote Tiwi Islands. -


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