The families of aged care residents are becoming demanding and aggressive, with some unwilling to accept their loved one is…
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What use are social robots in healthcare? Do they have a therapeutic benefit? Do patients liken them to their humanoid…
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GPs may face stricter rules on prescribing repeat antibiotics under radical plans being considered by the Federal Government…
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Concurrent use of two psychotropic drugs — especially an SSRI and a benzodiazepine — will significantly raise the risk of…
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Consultant specialist in geriatric medicine Professor Joseph Ibrahim fronted the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and…
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The RACGP has issued a cautious welcome to a looming clampdown on risperidone prescribing in aged care homes announced by…
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Australia’s chief medical officer is set to clamp down on GPs who overprescribe antipsychotics in nursing homes, estimating…
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