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dietitians address muscle loss

Malnutrition in hospitals is common and usually identified by weight loss. However, weight loss does not give information about body composition - the amount of fat and muscle in the body....

colon

Research publications have reported increased digestive tract cancers in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). The adult CF centre at The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) identified unexpected early...

Integrated rehabilitation

Data from the Australasian Rehabilitation Outcome Centre (AROC) indicates > 17000 people participated and were discharged from 51 inpatient Rehabilitation (21 public, 30 private) Units across...

Emergency Department staff

Embedding a brief, low-intensity mindfulness‐based programme into an ED to enhance staff wellness. It includes a four-minute pause at handover, a weekly mindfulness session and information flyers...

Care at end of life

The Care at end of life: Education and training framework has been initiated to assist with developing a localised Hospital and Health Service (HHS) End of Life Education and Training Strategy for...

credit

The Cannulation Reduction in Emergency Department Implementation Toolkit (CREDIT) initiative uses a multimodal educational intervention aimed at reducing insertion of unnecessary, "just in case"...

Improving Oral Health outcomes

The monthly oral health screening and fluoride varnish program creates an access point for Aboriginal and Torres Strait families within a familiar and culturally appropriate environment in...

Pressure injury

DISCOVER and R.E.A.C.T. involves a two-step, systematic approach to prevent and manage pressure injuries in the ED. Step 1 involves ‘DISCOVER’ which includes "skin inspection, that is head-to-toe...

Mental Health

This project team embedded an endocrinology clinic into a mental health outpatient clinic. This led to within a year, much higher rates of clinic attendance and improvement in metabolic markers...

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Resuscitation Medication Safety (ReMS) is a visual prompt for organising and classifying resuscitation drugs to help reduce cognitive load on staff.  It includes two benchtop...

Mid-stream urine is a frequently performed diagnostic test that relies on patients using correct collection technique to avoid sample contamination. 

Safer Ventilation in Emergency (SaVE) is a bedside resource to promote safe care of the ventilated patient in Emergency Departments (EDs). It assists with:

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The gap in health outcomes between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous people is a well-documented priority area for both National and State Governments....

The Nurse Initiated X-Ray (NIX) project aims to streamline patient care in all areas of the Emergency Department (ED), through early initiation of investigations by nursing...