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Research improves care of ventilated patients

It’s #ThinkyThursday! Today we look at ICU Dietitian Alicia Wiese’s research into improving the nutrition of patients in Intensive Care Units. Working alongside an expert team, Alicia and other researchers have moved away from GRV monitoring and, under a new protocol, have improved health outcomes for patients.

2019-12-12T08:27:06+10:0012 December 2019|

Deciphering the link between sleep and dementia

This week for #ThinkyThursday we look at the team at #TPCH who are investigating the link between a common sleep disorder and the single greatest cause of disability in adults over 65.

2019-12-05T12:31:32+10:005 December 2019|

Three cheers for three awards: congratulations John Piispanen

Spending several months in Sierra Leone, West Africa, during 2015’s Ebola outbreak wouldn’t have been everyone’s cup of tea, but for Metro North Public Health Unit Director John Piispanen, it was a tremendous opportunity to truly make a difference in the lives of others.

2019-11-28T10:59:56+10:0028 November 2019|

Study brings safety and more understanding around breech births

Caboolture Hospital Midwifery Educator Janene Rattray is the hero of today’s #ThinkyThursday! She is helping mothers to better understand options around breech births and is working closely with maternity doctors and midwives to deliver informed, consistent and high-quality care.

2019-11-28T08:20:37+10:0028 November 2019|

Foot disease – the silent patient burden

It’s #ThinkyThursday! This week we look at a world-first study led by Dr Pete Lazzarini from #TPCH to investigate the prevalence and predictors of foot disease and complications in inpatients. His research will go on to help both patients and hospital services to better manage the problem.

2019-11-21T10:00:13+10:0020 November 2019|