Friday, 29 November 2013
An increase in particulate matter smaller than 2.5 microns (PM2.5) was correlated with a more than 10 per cent increase in the risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, the study showed.
Thursday, 28 November 2013
The purpose of all clinical research should be to improve outcomes, yet unless this research is effectively translated into practice by clinicians, even the largest studies can become useless.
MonCOEH's Director Prof Malcolm Sim has been awarded the Dean’s Award for Excellence in External Engagement for his valuable work with a variety of national and international organisations These include the Department of Veterans’ Affairs, the Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council, the Defence Health Foundation and Safe Work Australia. He is also on the Australian Institute for Health and Welfare’s Human Research Ethics Committee.
Dr Sara Holton of the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine has won the 2013 Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Faculty ECR Publication Prize, for public health research.
Funding has been awarded to a team led by Dr Janet Bray and Prof Judith Finn from the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine's Australian Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (AusROC), to evaluate the effectiveness of the National Stroke Foundation’s 2014 awareness campaign.