Quick Tips to Prevent Infections

[MUSIC] NARRATOR: Welcome. In this video, you will learn about how to protect your loved ones from infections that sometimes happen at the hospital. There are some simple, but important things you can do when visiting loved ones. You can improve your loved one’s care by taking an active role. Wash your hands before you enter your loved one’s room […]

Coping with chronic back pain

Back pain which has been severe or has gone on for a long time becomes difficult to cope with. It starts to affect your mood and behaviour and that in turn, affects your ability to tolerate the pain and even how strongly you feel it. It’s important to take control of your mental state. And one way is by learning […]

How to Give your Child Liquid Medication

Administering liquid medications to your child can be tricky, but taking care to give them correctly is important to the health of your child. Today, we will present to you an easy way to remember the tools needed to give medicines to your child — the 3 R’s: right medicine, right dose, and right time. Right Medicine When your child […]

Infection control: Tips for patients when receiving care from a podiatrist

This video has been developed collaboratively by the Podiatry Board of Australia and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, or AHPRA. It focuses on prevention and control of infection during a visit to a podiatrist. The same principles apply when visiting a podiatric surgeon. Effective infection prevention and control is central to minimising the risk of the spread of infection. […]

Choosing the Over-the-Counter Pain Medication for You

Having so many options to choose from can make picking the right medication for you or your loved one seem overwhelming. You want to choose the one that will do the best job treating your pain, but you also need to understand the medication’s risks. OTC pain medications are effective and generally safe when used as directed. However, just because […]