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April 2013

The Wesley Hospital is looking for a Cardiac Sonographer

The Wesley Hospital is looking for a Cardiac Sonographer!


Heart Echocardiography Diagram
The Cardiac Sonographer’s position is for maternity leave coverage at The Wesley Medical Centre Cardiology in Brisbane. It willcommence late July 2013(allweekdays 8am - 3pm) and extend for six months where it will transition to apart-time role from February 2014 for 2-3 days a week.

Experience instress-echocardiographyis essential together withASAR registration

WMC perform both outpatient and inpatient testing and is a specialist, close-knit and friendly place to work with four (4)cardiologists.

More Doctors Smoke Camels than any other cigarette!

 
Today the medical fraternity know conclusively of the dangers and health risks associated with smoking. 1957 marked the year that the then-Surgeon General Leroy Burney reported a causal link between smoking and lung cancer. Interestingly, it took another 7 years for the Surgeon General Luther Terry to commission a special committee that producedSmoking and Health: Report of the Advisory Committee to the Surgeon General.(Please take a look it's a very sobering read).

One should note that an English physician, Dr Charles R.

Please WASH Your Hands!

PLEASE WASH YOUR HANDS!
 
"Doctors, nurses (and all allied health professionals) canreduce the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria by practicing simple hand hygiene, accountability should matter... The hospital and its leaders are accountable for establishing a system in which caregivers have the knowledge, competence, time, and tools to practice perfect hygiene. But each caregiver has the duty to perform hand hygiene— perfectly and every time. When this widely accepted, straightforward standard of care is violated, we cannot continue to blame the system.

Managing Diabetes (Brisbane, 11 May 2013)

What: Managing DM 1 & 2
When: 11 May 2013
Where: UQ Centre, University of Qld
Diabetes managementcontinues to be a topic of major interest to GPs. Not only does the is the condition incredibly common but also the ever-increasing array of treatment options often see us wondering the most appropriate way to manage particular patients in particular circumstances. In this half day seminar we look at some of the more challenging aspects of diabetes, and present you with the latest evidence-based thinking on how best to improve health outcomes among these patients in particular circumstances.

Bad Pharma Giveaway

A great new article from the Spring 2013 issue of Network.
 
"All trials registered,all results reported, a new campaign which the MRC is supporting alongside other research organisations, calls for the results of all clinical trials to be made public.Sir Iain Chalmers, Coordinator of the James Lind Initiative, says that longstanding biased under-reporting of clinical research must stop."
 
To find out more and sign the petition, visit the All Trials Registered, All Results Reported campaign
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