Chronic Conditions Australia

Most Common Chronic Illnesses Australia

Common chronic conditions. Chronic diseases are long lasting conditions with persistent effects. Their social and economic consequences can impact on peoples’ quality of life. Chronic conditions are becoming increasingly common and are a priority for action in the health sector. Many people with chronic conditions do not have a single, predominant condition, but rather they…


Common Medical Abbreviations Australia

Australian Medical Abbreviations: Please also consult your GP, specialist or medical professional and do your own research. A AAA           abdominal aortic aneurysm A&E           accident and emergency abdo          abdomen/abdominal ABG           arterial blood gas ac               before meals ACLS         advanced care life support ACS           acute coronary syndrome AED           automatic external defibrillator AF,…

Australian health and medical calendar

Emergency ID Australia’s Health Calendar

Health Event Ribbon Colour Information Link 1-28 Feb – Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late – Bowel Cancer Screening Apple Green 1-28 Feb – International Childhood Heart Disease (CHD) Awareness Day Red 14 Feb – Day of Hearts – Wear Red Day – Sweetheart Day by HeartKids Red 4 Feb – World…