Australia's National Medicines Policy is outdated and in need of review. AUS
Medical Journal of Australia:2019:311(6):252-54 Full text
A place to call home: hearing the perspectives of people living with homelessness and mental illness through service evaluation. AUS
Community Mental Health Journal:2019:55(7):1218-25 Full text
Do we need an Apgar score for older adults?
Circulation:2019:140(12):973–975 Full text
Frailty in very old critically ill patients in Australia and New Zealand: a population‐based cohort study. STV
Medical Journal of Australia:2019: September 5 Full text
Addressing elder abuse through integrating law into health: What do allied health professionals at a Community Health Service in Melbourne, Australia, think? AUS
Australasian Journal on Ageing:2019: September 17 Full text
Regulating voluntary assisted dying in Australia: some insights from the Netherlands. AUS
Medical Journal of Australia:2019: September 8 Full text
Towards gender balance in the Australian intensive care medicine workforce. AUS
Medical Journal of Australia:2019: September 9 Full text
Self‐management for adults with epilepsy: Aggregate Managing Epilepsy Well Network findings on depressive symptoms.
Epilepsia:2019:60(9):1921-31 Full text
When can we trust responders? Serious concerns when using 50% response rate to assess clinical trials. STV
Epilepsia:2019:60(9):e99-e203 Full text
Rating delirium severity using the nursing delirium screening scale: a validation study in patients in palliative care.
Journal of Pain and Symptom Management:2019:58(4)e4-e7 Full text
The relationship between obstructive sleep apnoea and postoperative delirium and pain: an observational study of a surgical cohort.
Anaesthesia:2019: September 18 Full text
Cognitive function following a major depressive episode: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Lancet Psychiatry:2019:6(10):581-61 Full text
Perioperative covert stroke in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery (NeuroVISION): a prospective cohort study.
Lancet:2019:394(10203):1022-29 Full text
The role of fibrinogen and fibrinogen concentrate in cardiac surgery: an international consensus statement from the Haemostasis and Transfusion Scientific Subcommittee of the European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiology.
Anaesthesia:2019: September 17 Full text
Redefining heart failure with a reduced ejection fraction.
JAMA:2019: September 13 Full text
Medium and long-term risks of specific cardiovascular diseases in survivors of 20 adult cancers: a population-based cohort study using multiple linked UK electronic health records databases.
Lancet:2019:394(10203):1041-54 Full text
Metformin use and clinical outcomes among patients with diabetes mellitus with or without heart failure or kidney dysfunction: observations From the SAVOR-TIMI 53 Trial. Circulation:2019: 14(12):1004–1014 Full text
Effect of behavioral and pelvic floor muscle therapy combined with surgery vs surgery alone on incontinence symptoms among women with mixed urinary incontinence: The ESTEEM Randomized Clinical Trial.
JAMA:2019:322(11):1066-76 Full text
“It’s all in your head”—medicine’s silent epidemic.
JAMA Neurology:2019: September 16 Full text
Patient activation intervention to facilitate participation in recovery after total knee replacement (MIME): a cluster randomised cross-over trial. BMJ Quality and Safety:2019:28(10): Full text
This report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) focuses on trends in hospitalised (serious) fall-related injury for people aged 65 and over that occurred over the period 2007–08 to 2016–17. Information is also presented on the hospital care provided.
An estimated 125,021 people aged 65 and over were hospitalised due to Falls in 2016–17. Three-quarters of all injury hospitalisations for people aged 65 and over are a result of a fall.
Around 85% of fall-related injury cases in 2016–17 were recorded as having occurred in either the home or in residential aged care.
Just over 100,000 people aged 65 and over were hospitalised due to a fall in 2016–17.