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Patient Deterioration in the Healthcare Setting

Early recognition and prevention of patient deterioration is an important component of the healthcare system. The use of medical emergency teams (METs), also known as rapid response teams (RRTs), is recommended by the Australian…

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Comparison of different types of G-CSF

Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor (G-CSF) is a blood growth factor naturally found in the body. G-CSF stimulates the survival, proliferation, differentiation and function of neutrophil granulocyte progenitor cells and mature neutrophils. Under stress, such as…

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Medications for the Management of Urinary Incontinence

Urinary incontinence refers to the involuntary leakage of urine. The condition is common in the elderly but can also affect younger adults. While urinary incontinence is thought to affect up to 10% of men…

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Oral Therapies in Metastatic Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in Australia, where it is estimated that 1 in 6 males will be diagnosed with prostate cancer by the age of 85. Prostate cancer…

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Antifungal Resistance

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) continues to pose a serious threat to human health, as well as the health of animals and the environment. This week is World AMR Awareness Week, a global campaign run by…

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Evidence-based Non-drug Treatments in Dementia – Reminiscence Therapy

Dementia is a progressive disease, with non-cognitive symptoms emerging at a far greater rate as the person ages. Dementia causes significant emotional, psychological and structural turmoil for all involved, with a projected total of …

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