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Population ageing is Australasia’s greatest health challenge

Monday, 17 June 2013, 3:05 pm | Emergency Medicine Australasia

If “demography is destiny”, emergency departments will inevitably be overwhelmed by the acute care needs of older people, according to a paper published in the latest issue of Emergency Medicine Australasia , the journal of the Australasian College ... More >>

High blood pressure identified as issue post-earthquake

Monday, 17 June 2013, 3:03 pm | Emergency Medicine Australasia

Management of chronic diseases such as hypertension has been identified as a major issue in earthquake-affected rural areas, according to a study published in the latest issue of Emergency Medicine Australasia , the journal of the Australasian College ... More >>

Private EDs can take pressure off public hospitals

Monday, 17 June 2013, 3:01 pm | Emergency Medicine Australasia

Public hospital emergency departments (EDs) in Australia have become increasingly congested due to increasing demand and access block. Six percent of ED patients attend private hospital EDs, although 45% of the population hold private health insurance. More >>

Obesity does not appear to adversely affect ED treatment

Monday, 17 June 2013, 2:58 pm | Emergency Medicine Australasia

Obesity does not appear to adversely affect emergency department (ED) treatment, according to a study published in the latest issue of Emergency Medicine Australasia, the journal of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. More >>

Blood pressure cuffs vectors for organism transmission

Monday, 17 June 2013, 2:56 pm | Emergency Medicine Australasia

Blood pressure cuffs are potential vectors for transmission of multi-resistant organisms , according to a study published in the latest issue of Emergency Medicine Australasia, the journal of the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine. More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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