Fixing communication breakdown in hospitals to improve patient outcomes

By ANMJ Staff|
September 23rd, 2020|

Communication breakdown contributes to over 450,000 people per year suffering from an avoidable critical incident, according to researchers. Consequently, an International Consortium of Communication in [...]

Practical COVID-19 policy decisions: Fit checking and testing for P2/N95 respirators

By Dr Micah D J Peters PhD|
September 20th, 2020|

Nurses and care workers account for a notable and likely underestimated proportion of COVID-19 infections and deaths around the world. This is likely to be [...]

Pregnancy delays onset of MS symptoms by more than three years, study finds

By ANMJ Staff|
September 17th, 2020|

Pregnancy can delay the onset of multiple sclerosis (MS) by more than three years, a world-first study conducted by Monash University researchers has found. The [...]

Primary healthcare nurses threatened with job losses at height of COVID-19, study finds

By Robert Fedele|
August 28th, 2020|

Primary healthcare nurses threatened with job losses at height of COVID-19, study finds

Combination asthma medication overprescribed to Australian children, study finds

By ANMJ Staff|
August 6th, 2020|

Australian children are being inappropriately prescribed fixed-dose combination (FDC) asthma medication, a University of New South Wales (UNSW) study has revealed. According to national asthma [...]

Poorer countries could be left with fewer nurses post COVID-19

By Robert Fedele|
August 4th, 2020|

High-income countries must shift from bolstering their nursing workforces by recruiting international nurses to training enough of their own to meet healthcare demands post COVID-19 [...]

Using evidence to make a difference in infection control and COVID-19

By Dr Micah DJ Peters and Casey Marnie|
July 28th, 2020|

This year, International Nurses Day and International Day of the Midwife may not have been celebrated as festively as many would wish; COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 has derailed [...]

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