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Laerdal v Brayden CPR Manikins; Which is the Better Dummy?

Get someone talking about dummies in Australia and the conversation can become confusing pretty fast. Once you figure out you’re not talking about that neighbour who lives two doors down —  as in “he’s such a dummy” — then you have to separate the pacifier from the manikin. For anyone who doesn’t have a wee […] ... Read More

Hogies Safety Glasses; So Aussie, You’ll Cry Vegemite

  For medical professionals, eyes rank next to (if not above) hands on the list of most important body parts outside the brain. Protection of this trio is high up on the list for brain surgeons and technicians alike. Frankly, we should all keep them in high esteem, but for those in medicine, careers ride […] ... Read More

HURRY! Medshop Australia has 2 DISCOUNTED Blood Pressure Monitors RIGHT NOW

There’s a good reason Omron blood pressure monitors remain one of our most popular items year after year. It’s the Omron reputation for quality. It’s the sort of reputation that has the calming ability to, well, lower one’s blood pressure.  That was a figure of speech by the way, not a medical claim. In order […] ... Read More

Searching for a “Nursing Uniform Store Near Me?” It’s Closer Than You Think

  Sometimes you need an article of clothing right about now. In this fast-paced world of instant gratification, the fastest means to any goal often seems the most desirable route, and if there’s shopping tied to it then by all means… Fast, however, is not always better. (In fact, faster might reasonably cause you to wonder why am […] ... Read More

CPR vs. AED; When to Drop the Paddles

  Many of our readers would never admit in public that they’re not 100 percent sure when to drop the AED paddles, opting for traditional CPR. There are few cases where a heart has stopped beating and the AED is a bad idea, but that does not mean all CPR efforts must involve an AED. […] ... Read More

Urinary Incontinence; Solutions You Can Live With [You’re NOT Alone]

On the average, one in ten Australians suffers unitary incontinence in some form. That’s around 2.4-million Australians using the best data we have. If you’re a woman, the chances of you suffering multiply by almost four; 37 percent of Australian women suffer according to the same data. Considering 70 percent of those who suffer do […] ... Read More

Warning; 3 Eye Injury Stories That Will Make You Wear Your Safety Glasses Right Now

  There’s a simple answer to the question, why wear safety glasses? Um, your eyes are awesome. AND, they’re irreplaceable. So far, modern science cannot replace your eyes with a bionic version. Thankfully, the medical profession is not the dangerous place of many other professions, but those who work with grinders, chemicals, and blood know […] ... Read More

Australian Medical News Brief May 2018

  Welcome to Medshop Australia’s monthly series, News Brief, where we talk about what you may have missed. These are mostly articles we’ve posted on our social media news feeds. We consider them the most newsworthy events in Australian health and medicine from the last month. You will find links to the original articles. Let’s […] ... Read More

ANNOUNCING: Medshop’s Student Scholarship Program Winner(s)

  In 2017 we launched the Medshop Student Scholarship Program. Due to the success of the program, we decided to continue the legacy this year with the 2018 Medshop Student Scholarship Program. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank each and every person who submitted an application this year, the response we received was […] ... Read More

To Remove Ear Wax or Not? What Patients Must Understand

  As a medical professional, there is that dreaded moment in any social situation. It’s the one where they find out you are a professional nurse, medic, doctor, med-tech or administrator… “You are? Oh, I wonder if you could check out this pain I’ve been having in my shoulder…” You may as well set up […] ... Read More

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