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Perspective: Decontamination Isolation Resuscitation Room

Box Hill Hospital introduced a decontamination isolation resuscitation room as part of their new Emergency Department that opened in 2014. The clever design neatly incorporates all the components of decontamination, isolation, and medical care in a compact footprint. It includes: Decontamination area adjacent to the ambulance bay Isolation resuscitation room accessed

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Innovation: Mobile CT scanners allow earlier intervention for strokes

Ad campaigns in the community have improved awareness of cerebrovascular accidents, leading to faster responses from bystanders. Prompt arrival times from the ambulance are important in reducing the damage caused by a progressive neurological event, with standard practice being monitoring and assessment en route. Thrombolytic agents cannot be administered until