Minister for Health and
Minister for Ambulance ServicesThe Honourable Cameron Dick
Five Point Plan for Flu Season
The Palaszczuk Government is preparing Queensland’s public hospitals for a tough flu season with a five point plan to drive efficiencies, keep emergency departments moving and get ambulances back on the road.
Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron Dick today unveiled the government’s five point plan to prepare the health system for the challenges of the flu season.
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DATE: Monday 31 August 2015
The Impacts of Stress on Your Business
The team here atRebecca Ward Consultingoften discusses the limbic system with our clients: the flight or flight response and how this relates to the messages you send to other people (body language) but also the messages you send to your body. From an A&P (anatomy and physiology) perspective when we are scared or nervous we have a rush of adrenaline and an increase of blood to our legs, this is the limbic system’s way of saying “get ready to run!
Surgery Cheaper Than Antibiotics for Appendicitis
"Laparoscopic appendectomy carries lower costs per quality of life-year in unselected patient populations," said Vincent Chong, MD, from the University of California, San Francisco.
Dr Chong presented the finding here at the American College of Surgeons 2014 Clinical Congress.
Although appendectomy remains the gold standard for treating acute appendicitis, antibiotics have been used since 1945, Dr Chong said. Antibiotics can be used successfully when surgery is not possible, such as in remote locations or when the patient is frail.