Research Week 2020 Poster Presentations

Please join us in celebrating Research at Northern Health during our virtual Research Week 2020.

To download a copy of the Northern Health Research Week Abstract Book 2020, please click here.

1              Improving Physical Activity of Cancer survivors through wearable Technology; the (IMPACT) Trial

2             Acute respiratory distress syndrome precipitated by granulocyte colony-stimulating factor in undiagnosed Pneumocystis jirovecii pneumonia

3              Treatment Refractory Immune Thrombocytopenia as a manifestation of Relapsed Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

4              Unusual Case of an Isolated Prolonged Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time

5              Evaluation of global coagulation assays and endothelial biomarkers in normal controls

6              Evaluating global coagulation assays in patients with venous thromboembolism

7              Medical Emergency Team (MET) calls at The Northern Hospital

8              Hospital-based interventions that reduce Ambulance Offload Delay: A rapid review of recent literature

9              Management of Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in the Intensive Care Unit: a review post-introduction of citrate anticoagulation therapy

10           Epidemiology of patients receiving Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in the Intensive Care Unit: a comparison between 2018-19 and 2019-20

11           Factors in Antibiotic Administration Delay in Sepsis

12           Oxygen use at a Melbourne Metropolitan Hospital

13           Associations between patient characteristics and late referrals to palliative care

14           Diagnosing Dying: Perceptions among junior doctors in training

15           Frequency of Bronchodilator Response in those with Normal Baseline Spirometry

16           Medication prescribing errors in the Cardiology department in a tertiary hospital: their incidence and clinical significance

17           Patient outcomes post medical emergency team calls and user compliance of track and trigger based observation and response chart in cardiology patients

18           Development of a care model for early supported discharge of patients with lower limb ulcerations: a co-design study

19           Aeroallergen Skin Prick Test patterns in suspected allergic patients in Northern Melbourne

20           Safety and effectiveness of low calorie diet for dialysis patients: a pilot interventional study

21           Role of pre-operative Very Low-Calorie Diet in obese general surgery patients

22           Sodium glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors: risks in the perioperative period

23           Theatre efficiency 2020: evaluation and improvement of time efficiency in operating theatres

24           Sodium-Glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibitors and Perioperative Diabetes: Management in Elective Surgery

25           Impact of Metabolic Syndrome on the Perioperative Outcomes of Emergency Surgical Patients

26           The Cost-effectiveness of Interventions for Superficial Venous Insufficiency: A Systematic Review

27           Non-operative management of cholecystitis and biliary colic

28           The risk of operating: Do surgeons appreciate the role of patient frailty in general surgery?

29           A Novel Approach of Intravascular Ultrasound-Guided Laparoscopic Median Arcuate Ligament Release

30           Ligation of intersphincteric fistula tract and mucosal advancement flap

31           To compare the accuracy of intraocular lens calculation formulae in the prediction of postoperative refraction device in eyes with short axial length (<22mm)

32           How are antibiotics prescribed for Open Reduction Internal Fixation procedures?

33           Does early antibiotic therapy in neonatal sepsis (proven or presumed) negatively impact enteral feeding and neonatal hyperbilirubinaemia?

34           Does a hypoglycaemic episode in small for gestational age infants further disadvantage their neonatal outcomes?

35           Obesity, Pregnancy and Lifestyle Clinic: Evaluations and Outcomes

36           Dose-delivery time interval of morphine in labour and its impact on adverse neonatal outcomes

37           The effect of anti-thrombotic therapy on cell-free DNA release from first- and third-trimester placental explants

38           Recruitment of obstetric patients for bio-sample donation. Is our biobank representative?

39           Postnatal breastfeeding telephone support significantly improves rates of breastfeeding

40           Congenital Cytomegalovirus – are we choosing wisely?

41           Prevalence and management of hepatitis B infection in pregnant women at Northern Health: a clinical audit

42           Pressure reducing characteristics of offloading devices commonly used to manage diabetes-related foot ulceration

43           “It’s disappointing and frustrating, because it feels like it’s something that will never go away”

44           Malnutrition Prevalence at Northern Health 2020

45           Paid employment for medical students in hospitals. Does it work?

46           Pharmacist Led Discharge Summary Audit