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|
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|
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|
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|
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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