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Contact Tracing – What is it and How Does it Work?

Contact Tracing – What is it and How Does it Work?

As Australian states — and the rest of the world — slowly begin to lift the most limiting lockdown restrictions, there have been many discussions around contact tracing and its effectiveness in preventing another severe outbreak. In fact, for many...

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Gloves and Masks — Who Should Wear Them and Why

Gloves and Masks — Who Should Wear Them and Why

Over the past few months, as the coronavirus crisis has unfolded around the globe, one usually uncontentious element of viral protection has become highly controversial. The subject of PPE, in particular of masks and gloves, is now hotly debated by...

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What is the Coronavirus and How Can I Protect Myself?

What is the Coronavirus and How Can I Protect Myself?

A note from the medical supplies industry: We have been working tirelessly to try and secure stock for our customers and clients. Unfortunately we are facing national and international shortages of many products, and our supply chain has been impacted by...

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Choosing the Best Sphygmomanometer for Everyday Use

Choosing the Best Sphygmomanometer for Everyday Use

They’re easy to use but difficult to pronounce (at least at first). That’s right, it’s every nurse’s favourite piece of equipment, the sphygmomanometer. As one of the most commonly used pieces of equipment in hospitals, choosing the right kind of...

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What to Do if You Break a Mercury Thermometer

What to Do if You Break a Mercury Thermometer

The evolution of the thermometer begins with the Greeks, with Hero of Alexandria recognising that certain substances expand and contract dependant on temperature. At that time, it was simply a water/air interface that was more of a scientific curiosity than...

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