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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

5 Ways to Score an Unsullied Stethoscope for Less Than Full Price

  When we asked our Facebook fans to name their biggest challenge regarding medical equipment, respondents made it clear. It’s the associated costs. That is what plagues you most of all, the expense of medical supplies. It makes sense. Who in the world is bleeding cash? We all want to save money. For medical professionals, […] ... Read More

Playtime; 5 Ways the Zoobookoo Human Body Cube Makes Teaching Easy

  Teaching children about the human body is about as easy as teaching adults the same information. The fascination wears off quickly. If only there were a way to make the information interactive, infused with simple terms and colourful images, then you would have something valuable. Funny you should mention… The ZooBooKoo Human Body Cube […] ... Read More

Australian Medical News Brief April 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

7 Reasons Oxypas is the Most Comfortable Nursing Shoe You’ll Ever Wear

If you type the search terms “nursing shoes most comfortable” in your favourite search engine, you’ll likely find a variety of options. For the most part, those options divide into two categories.  There are the traditional brands worn by nurses since World War Two, and then there’s the newer variety: injection moulded shoes. The latter […] ... Read More

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