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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Competition to welcome new faces at G-TRAC

We are excited to welcome our two new simulation mannequins to the centre. They are key members of our teaching program as they can be used by students to practice taking blood pressure, catheterisation,  listen to heart and breath sounds and even take blood. Although they arrived with “Gerry and Terri” tags we are asking […]

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Meal-induced falls in blood pressure in Parkinson’s sufferers

University of Adelaide researchers are hoping to better understand why some sufferers of Parkinson’s disease experience a marked reduction in blood pressure after they’ve eaten a meal. The condition – known as postprandial hypotension – can result in sufferers fainting soon after they’ve eaten, which increases their risk of injury. This is of particular concern […]

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