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Doctors warn against unnecessary CT scans in children presenting with new onset seizures
Doctors warn against unnecessary CT scans in children presenting with new onset seizures (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New medical advice is recommending doctors avoid Computed Tomography (CT) scans when evaluating children and adolescents who present with their first seizure. The advice is one of five recommendations released by the Australia and New Zealand Child Neurology Society (ANZCNS), ... Read More »

Parental lack of confidence in GPs contributing to overcrowding in emergency departments
Parental lack of confidence in GPs contributing to overcrowding in emergency departments (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Australia’s first national survey of parent confidence in GPs found fewer than half of parents were completely confident in a GP to handle most of their child’s general health issues. Lead researcher, University of Melbourne Professor Gary Freed, said parents’ diminishing confidence ... Read More »

App a solution for kids with hearing loss
App a solution for kids with hearing loss (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

An app initially developed to cut down doctors visit for one little boy could play a role in fighting one of Australia’s largest emerging public health issues. The hearing test app was developed by ECU PhD student Luke Brook for ... Read More »

Teddy Bear Hospital aims to reduce children’s anxiety
Teddy Bear Hospital aims to reduce children’s anxiety (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Today 35 University of Tasmania medical students from years 3-5 acted as “teddy doctors” at the third “Teddy Bear Hospital” visit to Albeura Street Primary School. Kindergarten and Prep children and their teddies visited different activity stations, each simulating different ... Read More »

7 weeks pregnant: Doctor appointments and health information
7 weeks pregnant: Doctor appointments and health information (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

It’s important to see a doctor in early pregnancy, so that you can work out when you’re due to give birth and ensure you’ve done everything you need to do to get your pregnancy off to a healthy start. Usually ... Read More »

6 weeks pregnant: Doctors appointments and health information
6 weeks pregnant: Doctors appointments and health information (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

If you haven’t already seen your doctor, you should book in for your first antenatal visit. This is important to: Determine an accurate estimated date of delivery (due date of your baby); Check for any infections that may harm your ... Read More »

6 weeks pregnant: Key points
6 weeks pregnant: Key points (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Pregnancy week 6 is a time of rapid embryo development and change for pregnant mums. Changes for mum You have probably noticed your period is missing by this week. Pregnancy hormone human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) production by the placenta has ... Read More »

1 week pregnant: Doctor appointments and tests
1 week pregnant: Doctor appointments and tests (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

If you have visited your doctor for preconception care yet, it’s important to make a visit now, before you are pregnant. Preconception care focuses on optimising your health before pregnancy, by: Screening for and addressing any health conditions you may ... Read More »

6 weeks pregnant
6 weeks pregnant (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Week 6 of pregnancy is a period of major growth for your baby, which is entering its fourth week of development and is now called an embryo. If you haven’t already, you are likely to start feeling pregnant this week ... Read More »

7 weeks pregnant
7 weeks pregnant (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Week 7 of pregnancy the fifth week of your baby’s development and the second week of the period in which all your baby’s organs start developing. This period is called the embryogenesis stage of pregnancy; it begins in week 6 ... Read More »

 
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