Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
21 April, 2020

This week: New mask material can remove virus-size nanoparticles - Disaster strategies for the aged-care sector - Circumstances change, good practice stays the same - and more.

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Radiologists sharing CT scans, X-rays in global effort to prevent COVID-19 deaths

CT scans have picked up COVID-19 pneumonia in asymptomatic patients, but are not effective for ruling out the disease. Radiologists around the world are sharing CT scans and X-rays to help each other understand COVID-19. -


Leading European cancer centres share guidance on making their operations ‘pandemic proof’

Seven of Europe’s leading cancer centres have published a report detailing how they have organized their healthcare systems at an unprecedented scale and pace to make their operations ‘pandemic proof’ during the COVID-19 pandemic. -


New mask material can remove virus-size nanoparticles

Scientists around the world are scrambling to adapt their research to find solutions to the many problems raised by the Covid-19 pandemic sweeping the world. A team at QUT are stepping up work on a nanoparticle-removing new material they were developing for biodegradable anti-pollution masks.


Disaster strategies for the aged-care sector

A recent forum held at the Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) Tri-State Conference provided an opportunity for aged-care stakeholders to share tips on emergency preparation. -


Circumstances change, good practice stays the same

From telehealth consultations to outdoor clinics, many of us are having to rapidly adapt the way we’ve been practising for years – and often decades – but while the settings and the tools may have changed, the basics of sound, holistic preventive healthcare have not.  -


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