Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
21 October, 2019

This week: Technology that will reshape health - New asthma checklist tool to help nurses improve patient care - Rural practice linked to junior doctors being more satisfied - and more.

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The technologies that will reshape health

The Australian Digital Health Agency’s recent request for information seeking advice on next-generation technologies to enhance its electronic health system is good news for the future of Australia’s health sector. -


Nanomesh a step forward in the fight against antibiotic resistance

Researchers from Flinders University, along with collaborators in Japan, have developed a nanomesh capable of delivering drug treatments. It is hoped that effective antibiotic delivery via the nanomesh will be a major step forward in the fight against global antibiotic resistance. -

The heart disease type that’s bucking downward trends

Rates of heart disease death in Australia are in decline – except for those caused by atrial fibrillation, a condition that often flies under the radar. -


New Severe Asthma Checklist tool to help nurses improve patient care

Nurses are being encouraged to access a new Severe Asthma Checklist tool that helps identify patients with severe asthma and set them on the right path to treatment and better management of the condition. -


Rural practice linked to junior doctors being more satisfied

A comprehensive study has found junior doctors in regional and rural Australia are more likely to be satisfied than their metropolitan counterparts. -


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