January 2015 archive

ECONOMICS: “Failed Trickle-Down Economics (Reaganomics)” / Bill Maher ☮

ECONOMICS: “Failed Trickle-Down Economics (Reaganomics)” / Bill Maher ☮.

The Isbister family – serving the RNSH community for more than a century – Jan 21, 2015

Prof James Isbister AM’s century-long, familial tie to Royal North Shore Hospital (RNSH) is the stuff of legends. In 1900, his grandfather, also Dr James Isbister, a medical graduate from Adelaide University, became Australia’s first graduate to be appointed to RNSH. Working in general surgery and specialising in gynaecology and obstetrics, Dr Isbister treated a …

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How will you show your support to #helpsaveRNSH? – Jan 21, 2015

Emergency Physician at RNSH, Dr Justin Bowra, has lent his support to #helpsaveRNSH by growing a beard to vent his opposition to the hospital’s land divestment. Watch this short video below during which he asks how you will show your support to #helpsaveRNSH. Justin video for Web

Watch “With A Little Help Of My Friends Joe Cocker” on YouTube

With A Little Help Of My Friends Joe Cocker: http://youtu.be/POaaw_x7gvQ

Green space, urbanity, and health: how strong is the relation?

“This research shows that the percentage of green space in people’s living environment has a positive association with the perceived general health of residents. Green space seems to be more than just a luxury … ” (See Link)

High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T in Infection

In ED patients with suspected infection, the routinely used biomarker hs-cTnT is an independent predictor of inhospital mortality with excellent discriminative performance. See Link

Heart Disease and Lifestyle:

Heart Disease and Lifestyle: Why Are Doctors in Denial? http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/837975?src=sttwit

Physicians Rarely Treat Obesity

Primary Care Physicians Rarely Treat Obesity http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/838037?src=sttwit

Help SaveRNSH – An Army of Caring People

For decades RNSH has trained the health professionals whose skills current and future generations rely on. Paramedics, Nurses, Chaplains, Medical Students, Social workers, Medical Specialists, Physiotherapists … AN ARMY OF CARING PEOPLE working throughout the state have trained at RNS. We are one of the wealthiest countries in the world … we should not be …

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Help SaveRNSH – For a century

For a century RNS has been looking after families from all across the state. It is a referral centre for 1:6 of the NSW population. They are proposing to sell our best land. Within 50 metres of rail infrastructure. Once the land is sold it is lost forever … ‪#‎helpSaveRNSH‬