Antibiotic awareness – A nurses role – Hilary Graham-Smith

So nurses are front-line health professionals, so they engage with patients and whanau all the time in a whole range of different settings and around a whole lot of different conditions. So that means they’re really well placed to provide education and support for patients about antibiotics and making sure that they have a good understanding of their […]

Protecting Patients: Innovating to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

Antimicrobial resistance is one of the major threats throughout the world. If we lose the ability to treat with antibiotics, we’re going to lose most of the gains that we’ve made. People worry about a post-antibiotic era. That era is already here. The good news is the global community is beginning to mobilize on a scale that recognizes […]

Antibiotic Envelope for Cardiac Implantable Device Infection Prevention

♪ Number seven. Antibiotic Envelope for Cardiac Implantable Device Infection Prevention. Pacemakers and defibrillators are lifesaving electrical marvels, but do not come without risk. Infections occur in 1-4% of cardiac device implantations and can lead to a 25% one-year mortality rate. Treatment costs average around $60,000. Until now, giving the right antibiotics right before the procedure was the […]

SoluStab – Water medication

When a group of animals needs treatment, drinking water medication is a responsible and convenient option provided the drinking water, the system and the products are of good quality. This video will explain best practices of using water medication. Water medication products should dissolve quickly and completely. Secondly, the solution has to be stable for at least 12 […]

Antybiotyki / Antibiotics – Damian Sojka, ADAMED SmartUP

Almost 90 years ago, Alexander Fleming discovered the first antibiotic. He noticed there were fewer bacteria next to a fungus in a Petri dish. He didn’t know then that his discovery would revolutionise medicine and save millions of lives. The first antibiotic was penicillin. Antibiotics are still being used, studied, and improved. There are two dishes with bacteria […]

Is the Cure for Superbugs Hiding Deep Under the Earth?

UNDERNEATH THIS CANADIAN FOREST IS AN EXPANSIVE NETWORK OF CAVES, THAT, UNTIL RECENTLY, HAS NEVER BEEN SEEN BY HUMANS. THESE RESEARCHERS ARE BRAVING PRECARIOUS AND CLAUSTROPHOBIC PASSAGEWAYS THIRTY FEET DEEP IN THE EARTH — ALL IN A RACE TO DISCOVER WHAT COULD SAVE MILLIONS OF OUR LIVES. ANN: You plunge yourself down into totally pitch darkness. You can’t even […]

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