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Elderly Australians are dying in hospital of hypothermia developed living in their own homes, a study by The Alfred's Dr Michelle Ananda-Rajah has found.
Changing the lives of patients with chronic and severe headaches, along with fostering the growth of the neurological profession across the world, forms just part of the reason behind Associate Professor Richard Stark’s appointment to the Member of The Order of Australia (AM).
A fierce advocate of women’s health who is also a migrant, mother and former marathon runner, Professor Jayashri Kulkarni AM has been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday honours.
This international one-day course is aimed at providing health care personnel with the skills and knowledge to manage the patient in the immediate period of crisis. The program covers the recognition, assessment and immediate management of the critically ill and deteriorating patient.
Effective care for patients who present with agitation and aggression is a critical component of emergency practice. In providing this care, the safety of patients and carers is paramount. This Symposium will bring together all types of health professionals (nurses, doctors, allied health providers, administrators etc.) involved in Emergency Department care to explore opportunities for improving care and safety.