Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
10 February, 2020

This week: Sydney researchers make coronavirus breakthrough - Holograms transform medical training - The future of health care is not in hospitals - and more.

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Sydney researchers make coronavirus breakthrough

A team of health and medical experts at the University of Sydney and NSW Health, working around the clock, has grown the live virus to help diagnose and contain its spread. -


Has the coronavirus shown the need for better public health responses?

GPs across the nation have been confused amid the coronavirus response. Inconsistent messages from state and federal health agencies, and unpredictable availability of personal protective equipment (PPE), including confusion about the types of masks needed, are among the chief concerns. -


Holograms transform medical education and training

A newly developed medical simulation using interactive holograms allows radiology trainees to learn new skills using augmented reality headsets. -


The future of health care is not in hospitals

Patients don’t care about hospitals; they care about their health. In the past, the hospital experience was a significant part of health care, but that won’t necessarily be true in the future. -


Nurses who met at Royal Perth Hospital in 1960 mark 60th anniversary of friendship

On a near-perfect summer morning on Perth's Cottesloe Beach, about 20 silver-haired women have gathered at a bustling cafe for more than just breakfast and a chat. The women met in 1960 as 18-year-old nursing students at Royal Perth Hospital and one among them, June Sproat, still works there today. -


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