October Medical Staff Council Meeting

 

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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).

 

 

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)

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

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