Specialised populations: patient needs

Kareena Johnson1, Sue Scott1, Jane Tomlinson1, Greta Van Kerkwijk1, Andrew Daley1, Kate O’Donaghue1 1The Royal Children’s Hospital, Parkville, VIC   Introduction Staphylococcus aureus is one of the most common causes of healthcare-associated bloodstream infections. The epidemiology in paediatric patients is...
  • August 5, 2019
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Dr Mary Wyer1,2, Dr Su-Yin Hor1,2,3, Ms Ruth Barratt1, Ms Kathy Dempsey4, Professor Lyn Gilbert1,2,4,5 1Westmead Institute for Medical Research, Westmead, NSW, Australia 2Sydney Health Ethics, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia 3Faculty of Health, University of Technology, Sydney, NSW, Australia 4Westmead, WSLHD, Westmead,...
  • August 14, 2018
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Ms Beth Bint1, Mrs Joanna Harris1 1Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, Wollongong, NSW, Australia   Introduction The increased risk of bacteraemia and associated serious complications culminating in poor morbidity and mortality outcomes among injecting drug users (IDU), is well known. Studies have indicated that infection prevention...
  • August 14, 2018
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Dr May Yeung1, Prof Emily Chan1 1The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin   Introduction The Red Cross emergency hospital was opened in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh in October 2017. The hospital aims to provide vital health care including surgery to more than 500,000 of refugees fled...
  • August 14, 2018
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