Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
27 April, 2020

This week: Prevention and treatment of COVID-19: The current state of play - Willingness to work questioned amid PPE shortage - COVID-19 support line opens for seniors - and more.

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Understanding why people with mild coronavirus symptoms suddenly decline

About seven days after developing symptoms of COVID-19, some people - even those with mild symptoms - can suddenly start to deteriorate, often with little warning. - abc.net.au

 

Willingness to work questioned amid PPE shortage

Research led by Edith Cowan University (ECU) has confirmed that difficulty accessing personal protective equipment (PPE) is forcing healthcare workers on the frontline to question their willingness to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. - .ecu.edu.au

 

Prevention and treatment of COVID-19: The current state of play

Since coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emerged from Wuhan, China in December 2019, the pace of scientific progress has been breathtaking. The COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented in our lifetimes in many ways. - mja.com.au

 

General practice nurses front and centre of COVID-19 pandemic

Nowra’s Ros Rolleston MACN has been a registered nurse for 40 years. The Australian College of Nursing caught up with Ros to discuss the key role general practice nurses are playing on the frontline of COVID-19. - acn.edu.au

 

COVID-19 support line opens for seniors

A free dedicated support line is now available to address the mental health of senior Australians, their families and carers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. - hospitalhealth.com.au

  

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