October 2016 archive

Oct 19

October Medical Staff Council Meeting

    The next monthly Medical Staff Council Meeting will be on 24th October 2016 at 5:00 pm. Venue:Medical Lounge, Vanderfield building.If you have items from your department that you would like to include in the agenda feel free to  contact me 02 9463 2239 (Vilma Ongsitco).    

Oct 17

Use of Therapeutic Hypothermia Associated With Reduced Risk of Survival After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

This is perhaps not surprising. The majority of data would suggest that hypothermia is only beneficial when applied prior to a neurologic insult. (Source: Use of Therapeutic Hypothermia Associated With Reduced Risk of Survival After In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest)

Oct 16

There is a limit to human lifespan.

Evidence for a limit to human lifespan http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature19793

Oct 16

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First UK trial of driverless pods paves way for autonomous taxis https://www.newscientist.com/article/2108977-first-uk-trial-of-driverless-pods-paves-way-for-autonomous-taxis/

Oct 16

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The Universe Has Almost 10 Times More Galaxies Than We Thought http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2016/10/14/497965415/the-universe-has-almost-10-times-more-galaxies-than-we-thought

Oct 16

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Employment Outcomes After Critical Illness: An Analysis of the Bringing to Light the Risk Factors and Incidence of Neuropsychological Dysfunction in ICU Survivors Cohort* http://journals.lww.com/ccmjournal/Fulltext/2016/11000/Employment_Outcomes_After_Critical_Illness___An.7.aspx

Oct 16

IABP and ECMO 

The Effect of Intraaortic Balloon Pumping Under Venoarterial Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation on Mortality of Cardiogenic Patients: An Analysis Using a Nationwide Inpatient Database http://journals.lww.com/ccmjournal/Fulltext/2016/11000/The_Effect_of_Intraaortic_Balloon_Pumping_Under.3.aspx