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  1. 4 December 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Antibiotic use too long in surgery

    New University of Melbourne research finds that antibiotics are often prescribed inappropriately before, during and after surgery.

  2. 15 November 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    The right antibiotic at the right time

    University of Melbourne experts say managing the problem of antibiotic overuse and the treatment of sepsis concurrently can support better infection management.

  3. 16 September 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Triaging the terminally ill

    Triage in emergency medicine has been around for centuries, but a new tool from University of Melbourne researchers helps triage patients in palliative care .

  4. 14 August 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Kids don’t like hospital, so let’s treat more at home

    Treating children intravenously with antibiotics at home is safe, effective, and more cost-effective than hospital, University of Melbourne research finds.

  5. 19 June 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Where we die matters, so let’s talk

    University of Melbourne research highlights the importance of discussions about place of care and place of death for terminally ill patients and their families.

  6. 5 June 2019 - Design

    Designing for wellbeing in children’s hospitals

    University of Melbourne research sets out guidelines for architects to design supportive, positive hospitals for children and their families at a difficult time

  7. 16 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Improving Australia’s health system beyond the election

    Australia has one of the world's best healthcare systems, but University of Melbourne experts say election promises are failing to address its sustainability.

  8. 28 April 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Space for re-learning after a stroke

    University of Melbourne research says rehabilitation facilities designed for stroke survivors should be learning spaces that support re-learning lost skills.

  9. 19 January 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Why are the rates of restrictive practices in Victoria’s mental health services so high?

    Victoria has the highest rate of restrictive practices in mental health in Australia; and University of Melbourne experts say the Royal Commission needs to act.

  10. 4 September 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    The rise of the latest drug resistant superbug

    Researchers at the Doherty Institute and the University of Melbourne have discovered a new superbug, already resistant to known antibiotics in parts of Europe.