Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How ICUs in England were stretched to cope with the pandemic

There has been much discussion recently about how governments handled the COVID pandemic during 2020 and 2021. In particular, debate has centered on the costs and benefits of the various social restrictions, including lockdowns.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Tackling suicide risk in people with mental disorders

Clinical researchers from Oxford University's Department of Psychiatry and Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust, together with colleagues from elsewhere, have developed guidance to help clinicians identify and treat patients ...

Health

Doctor's 'mood' likely to increase their risk of being sued

Australian doctors are more likely to be sued for medical negligence if they are unhappy, overworked, working in rural areas, or if they have suffered a recent injury or illness according to new research from the University ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Border closures creating potential long-term mental health crisis

Australia's extended international COVID-19 border closures have led to high levels of psychological distress across the community, with experts suggesting future pandemic policy settings consider the toll on people's mental ...

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