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Sunscreen for skin cancer prevention

Interventions

Australia has one of the highest incidences of skin cancer in the world – two out of every three Australians are likely to be diagnosed with skin cancer before they reach age 70 years


The Epley manoeuvre: vertigo

Interventions

Vertigo: a sensation of instability in which the person feels that they or their surroundings are moving or rotating


Topical heat for bluebottle stings

Interventions

There are around 10,000 cases of bluebottle stings on the east coast of Australia each year and applying hot water/heat rapidly after a sting is the most effective method


Feed thickener for infant reflux

Conditions

A small amount of reflux, regurgitation or posseting is very common in small babies and does not need treatment. More serious reflux can cause pain, poor growth, or oesophageal ulceration


Psychological treatments for postnatal depression

Conditions

About 13% of mothers experience postnatal depression (PND) in the first year after childbirth. Untreated PND can negatively affect mother-child bonding, shorten breastfeeding duration, lead to marital difficulties and increase the risk of future depression


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