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  • Dementia

    Reducing re-admission rates in hip surgery patients

    Hip fractures in elderly patients can be devastating for both physical and mental health. After undergoing surgery many patients go home, and without proper aftercare a large portion (33%) are re-admitted to hospital after further falls.

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  • Dementia

    Screening stroke patients for falls: can we do better?

    Every year, 50,000 Australians suffer from stroke. Of these people, more than half will go on to have a permanent disability that makes carrying out everyday tasks difficult or impossible without help.

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  • Dementia

    Sterling's Dream

    Sterling is just 10 years old. He has a dream – to find a cure to Dementia. The search for a solution is underway, and researchers working with The Common Good are right at the forefront.

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  • Dementia

    Identifying dementia early

    Dr Eamonn Eeles and his team are replicating and developing a new isotope to use in the radiography of the brain that will allow areas of the brain, that haven't been seen before, to be shown. Once approved, this revolutionary scan can be used on dementia patients.

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  • Dementia

    What is Dementia?

    Dr Eamonn Eeles is working with the CSIRO and Queensland Brain Institute to test a new brain imaging technique that he hopes will help doctors make a quick and definitive early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.

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