Pandemic health measures helped reduce Australian deaths in 2020, study finds

By ANMJ Staff|
2022-03-16T18:32:24+11:00
March 16th, 2022|

Public health measures taken in response to the COVID-19 pandemic led to a drop in overall Australian deaths in 2020, including from the coronavirus, a [...]

How hospital staff say goodbye to dying patients – Evaluation of an online education module: Imminent death

By Deb Rawlings, Megan Winsall, Huahua Yin and Kim Devery|
2022-03-04T11:01:46+11:00
March 4th, 2022|

Deaths in hospitals are common in developed countries (Smith-Stoner and Hand, 2012). In Australia, over half of expected deaths occur in these settings and it [...]

Not all PPE is created equal: making sure you use the right PPE for COVID-19

By Micah DJ Peters PhD and Casey Marnie|
2022-01-21T13:58:30+11:00
January 21st, 2022|

Correct use of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) is part of any respiratory protection program to help reduce exposure to dangerous airborne particles including SARS-CoV-2, [...]

COVID: ‘Tightening the screws’ on existing workforce pressures

By Ben Rodin|
2022-01-20T15:54:15+11:00
January 20th, 2022|

An Australian nurse researcher and co-author of a new study looking at nursing workforce shortages during COVID-19 has said that the pandemic has exposed pre-existing [...]

Risk of post-surgical delirium more than doubled in certain medications

By ANMJ Staff|
2021-12-14T09:43:40+11:00
December 8th, 2021|

Some anti-depressant and anxiety medications more than double the risk of post-surgical delirium for older patient after knee or hip surgery, research has revealed. The [...]

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