Published Articles

Paramedics' handwashing habits 'remarkably low'

Overreliance on gloves indicates a tendency towards self-protection instead of patient protection, say study authors.
29 January 2019

Scribes help doctors see more patients

Results are in: they boost productivity, and save money and patient time, study shows.
29 January 2019

Antibiotics are no help in severe asthma: study

But they are associated with a longer hospital stay, higher costs and increased risk of diarrhoea.
29 January 2019

Semen injections for back pain? Things did not go swimmingly

This is toxic masculinity at its most literal.
18 January 2019

Police release audio detailing how staff dealt with baby of patient in a coma

The woman had been in a vegetative state for almost 10 years.
14 January 2019

Doctor's handwritten script leads to unusual erectile dysfunction mix-up

Prescribers encouraged to use block capitals when handwriting scripts.
10 January 2019

Short patients less likely to survive ICU

Not to heighten patients’ anxiety, but a study shows stature affects mortality chances in the ICU.
08 January 2019

You better watch out: MI most likely at 10pm on Christmas Eve

The seasonal peak in risk is possibly due to heightened emotions, say researchers.
18 December 2018

Doctor and nurse praised for accident help

But the pair say they did what 'any other person with our training would have done'.
11 December 2018

Doctor could have prevented toddler's death by taking tests: coroner

The 17-month-old died of sepsis a day after being discharged from hospital.
05 December 2018