Top Medical News & Ideas This Week

By: MedicalSearch
02 November, 2020

This week: Seeing the slow change - Australian research at the centre of landmark treatment trial for COVID-19 - Behind the scenes of NSW's pandemic response - and more.

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Behind the scenes of NSW's pandemic response

Since 22 January 2020, thousands of NSW Health staff across the state, Australian Defence Force personnel, Qantas workers and even Taronga Zoo employees have played their part in the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic. - hospitalhealth.com.au

 

Australian research at the centre of landmark treatment trial for COVID-19

The trial, called INSIGHT 013 or ITAC (Inpatient Treatment with Anti-Coronavirus Immunoglobulin), will test ‘hyperimmune immunoglobulin’ treatments in individuals hospitalised with COVID-19. - med.unsw.edu.au

 

Health care professionals battle misinformation ‘infodemic’ on internet, social media

Health care professionals are flocking to social media platforms, such as Twitter and Facebook, to make sure people understand the truth when it comes to their health. - healio.com

 

How doctors can have more confidence in a COVID-19 diagnosis

University of Sydney researchers suggest using the methods of clinical epidemiology to help minimise uncertainty in a COVID-19 diagnosis and help public health decisions during the pandemic. - sydney.edu.au

 

Seeing the slow change

There are slow changes that creep up on us. Changes to which we adapt so much that we may hardly realise they have become our reality. - racgp.org.au 

 

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