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Food and Nutrition in Today's Australia
Food and Nutrition in Today's Australia
Nursing Lecture
Added: 17/07/2017
There is an abundance of food now available in Australia. The production of food involves a range of people and places and is a major driver of our economy. This introductory session reviews how our g...eography and climate impact not only our food choices but our health.
Is Sugar the New Fat?
Is Sugar the New Fat?
Nursing Lecture
Added: 10/07/2017
In the ongoing debate over the impact of food on health, particularly in the development of chronic illnesses, evidence continues to build over the harmful effects of sugar. Do we have reason to conti...nue to demonise fat or is sugar the new culprit?
Coeliac Disease and it's Relationship to Food
Coeliac Disease and it's Relationship to... Food
Nursing Lecture
Added: 03/07/2017
The most obvious function of the gastrointestinal system is to regulate the uptake of nutrients and our understanding of the role of this system expands each day. So what goes wrong in coeliac disease...?
Chronic Illness: Counselling Tips
Chronic Illness: Counselling Tips
Nursing Lecture
Added: 26/06/2017
Sometimes, many of those in our care simply need to talk, and although formal counselling sessions are very effective in clarifying a persons concerns and goals, there are many occasions where qualifi...ed counsellors are not available to help ease the person’s concerns. Nurses are unique amongst the healthcare professions in that they are frequently presented with opportunities to initiate informal counselling sessions with those in their care and their significant others. However, informal sessions still require appropriate techniques and structures in order for them to be effective, and this lecture explores these issues and provides guidance to achieving good outcomes from such small, informal counselling sessions.
The Physiology of ECT - Part 4 of 4
The Physiology of ECT - Part 4 of 4
Nursing Lecture
Added: 19/06/2017
This is part 4 of a 4-part series.ECT induces a controlled seizure in a person by passing electricity through the brain. Although fraught with controversy, this can be a very effective means of breaki...ng the depressive cycle and even saving life. This session looks at the types of ECT, the known underlying physiology, how it is believed to work and its indication for use.
The Physiology of ECT - Part 3 of 4
The Physiology of ECT - Part 3 of 4
Nursing Lecture
Added: 12/06/2017
This is part 3 of a 4-part series.ECT induces a controlled seizure in a person by passing electricity through the brain. Although fraught with controversy, this can be a very effective means of breaki...ng the depressive cycle and even saving life. This session looks at the types of ECT, the known underlying physiology, how it is believed to work and its indication for use.
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