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.
Date: Tuesday 11 February 2020
Time: 6.00pm for 6.30pm start. Program will finish approx. 8.30pm
Venue: The Prince Charles Hospital, Education Centre
To kick off the year and continue the theme of common challenges in general practice, we have invited the Community Health Care team to network with GPs for the evening.
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.
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.
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.
Professor Michael Schuetz will commence as Queensland Representative to the Research Committee for the Australian Orthopaedic Association in February 2020.
Date: Tuesday 26 November 2019
Venue: Auditorium, UQCCR , Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital
Can the application of genomics in healthcare help us to create new possibilities to understand disease and improve healthcare?
Queensland’s largest hospital is now home to the state’s first fully-dedicated centre for young people having cancer treatment, thanks to the collaborative efforts of the Sony Foundation and Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (RBWH).
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.
Date: 18 September 2020
Venue: Princess Alexandra Hospital
The Spirometry training program provides clinicians with the skills, knowledge and specific competencies required to perform spirometry to international standards and Queensland Health guidelines.