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2014 Grand Rounds Archive

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Welcome to the 2014 Liverpool Hospital Grand Rounds program. Grand Rounds is held between 12.30-1.30pm each Thursday between mid-February and November in the Liverpool Hospital Auditorium. Any queries regarding Grand Rounds can be directed to

2014 Schedule

Click the link in the presentation title to access an archived video of the slides. Access is available to all SWSLHD employees and UNSW staff and students. If you do not have password details as a SWSLHD employee, please email from your LHD email address to be sent details. 

Date Chair Department Presenter and topic   Sponsor
Feb 20th Davison ICU Anders Aneman
Organ donation
    HIV Medicine John Quin
Could it be HIV?
Feb 27th McDougall Respiratory Pyng Lee
Bronchial thermoplasty for severe asthma - the Singapore experience
    Radiation Oncology Eunice Ho
Neo-adjuvent radiotherapy for rectal cancer
Mar 6th Suranyi Cardiology James Otton
New frontiers in cardiac imaging - cardiac MRI
    Emergency Ian Ferguson
Death by bleeding/clotting – an agony of choice
Mar 13th Collett Rheumatology Carlos El-Haddad and Sean O’Neill
Synthetase this - Myo-thyro-marrow and other pulmonary adventures
    Neurology Suzanne Hodgkinson
A case of neuromyelitis optica
Mar 20th Gibson Guest Speaker Jeffrey Brathwaite
Resilient healthcare
Mar 27th Davison Genetics Himali Suwandarathne and Sulekha Rajagopalan
A stroke of bad luck
    UNSW Medical Students Lawson Ung
New treatments for gastric cancer
Apr 3rd MacArthur Palliative Care Jennifer Wiltshire
Opening a Palliative Care ward in an acute hospital – the experience so far
    Gastroenterology Enoka Gonsalkorala
Approaching the jaundice patient
Apr 10th Massasso Renal Vishwas Raghunath
An unusual second transplate in a renal transplant patient
Apr 17th McDougall Rehabilitation Jim Xu
Rapid response rehabilitation team
    Haematology Patricia Rebiero and Adam Bryant
Not to be taken lightly
Apr 24th Suranyi Drug Health Richard Hallinan
Lock them up? From the (1912) NSW Inebriates Act to Involuntary Drug and Alcohol Treatment in 2012
    UNSW Medical Students Kasun DeSilva and Aditi Mahajan
Dyspnoea – a rich diagnostic dilemma
May 1st Collett Endocrinology Vincent Wong
The NSW Adult Subcutaneous Insulin Chart – a change for the better?
    Infectious Disease Ravi Dotel
Know your bug - Candida
May 8th Gibson Obstetrics & Gynaecology Charles McCusker
Caesarian section. The etymology, mythology and history
    Aged Care Queen Okereke
Fallen many times – what next?
May 15th Davison Clinical Information Karinn Marrone
Activity based funding – the impact of documentation on funding
    Dermatology John Frew
Psoriasis and metabolic disease – not just skin deep
May 22nd Massasso Renal Kathy Mac
Could it still be something else, doctor?
    Nursing Kylie Wright
Falls prevention strategies among Acute Neurosurgical and Aged Care inpatients – a best practice implementation project
May 29th MacArthur Nuclear Medicine Udit Nindra
Novel biomarkers to assess treatment response in rectal cancer
    Medical Oncology Kate Wilkinson
The war on HER-2 positive breast cancer – a novel agent in our increasing armament
Jun 5th McDougall Cardiology Liza Thomas
Cardiac dysfunction with cancer therapy – reality or myth?
    Radiation Oncology Geoff Delaney
Imaging in radiation oncology
Jun 12th Suranyi UNSW Medical Students Joseph Firriolo and Tram Nguyen
Hu killed the patient
    Gastroenterology Julie Hsu
The finer details
Jun 19th Davison Ophthalmology Khoi Tran
Not just a rash
    Refugee Health Mitchell Smith and Paul Hotton
Fleeing persecution – the health of newly arrived refugees
Jun 26th Gibson Paediatrics Paul Chay
A simple sign
    Rheumatology Yuen Leow
The singing detective
Jul 3rd Suranyi Clinical Governance Teresa Benetos
Blood (the final frontier?)
    Respiratory Claudia Dobler
Improving clinical practice using decision support tools
Jul 10th Massasso Intensive Care Michael Parr, Anders Aneman and Kanaka Rachakonda
ICNew from ICU
Jul 17th MacArthur Psychiatry Roisin Devlin
The lady who was petrified with fear
    Pharmacy Eugenia Fiakos
Adverse drug reactions
Jul 24th MacArthur Haematology Danny Hsu
How to treat viral infections – the Haematology way
    Neurology Dennis Cordato
A case of reversible dysphasia and dementia
Jul 31st MacArthur UWS Medical Students Nidhi Abraham and Andrew Gowland
Have we goat your attention? 
    Immunology Monique Lee
Massive pulmonary assault
Aug 7th MacArthur Emergency Yasmin Ashraff and Lachlan Hannan
For External Use Only…. 
    Endocrinology Lili Yuen
Diabetic foot disease: putting the best foot forward 
Aug 14th Gibson Palliative Care Thang Du Huynh
Palliative care in renal failure – the Liverpool Hospital experience
    UNSW Medical Student Isaac Lui
Anatomage – a new teaching resource for south western Sydney
Aug 21st Davison Renal Renuka Shanmugalin
Dabigatran - where do we stand?
    Dermatology Nikolas Haass
Real-time tracking of cell cycle progression in melanoma and its implications for novel therapy approaches
Aug 28th Massasso Nuclear Medicine Tom Huang
Nuclear Medicine imaging of infection and inflammation
    Population Health Leng Boonwaat and Stephen Conaty
Influenza outbreaks in aged care facilities: recent experience with use of oseltamivir for treatment and prophylaxis
Sep 4th Zacka Patient Safety Roopen Arya and Helen Morrison
Improving outcomes in VTE prevention - experience from the National VTE Prevention Programme in England
Sep 11th McDougall Radiation Oncology Enrico Coiera
Variations in hospital mortality – some insights from health analytics
    Surgery Les Bokey
Minimally invasive surgery
Sep 18th Suranyi Rheumatology Vivek Thakkar
Pulmonary hypertension in the south west: a multidisciplinary approach
    Radiology Paul Leong
Does that thymus look normal
Sep 25th Collett Sexual Health Sulekha Rajagopalan
Of faint hearts and fair ladies
    Psychiatry Susheel Manambrakkat
A different kind of pain
Oct 2nd Gibson Intensive Care Ken Hillman
Ageing, dying and death – the new pornography
    Aboriginal Liaison George Bloomfield
Aboriginal identification and quality improvement project
Oct 9th Davison Obstetrics & Gynaecology  Jessie McMicking and Khushboo Paul
The Devil or the Deep Blue Sea: anticoagulation in pregnancy for women with mechanical heart valves
    Gastroenterology Susan Connor and Tady Kordian
Shingle Bells
Oct 16th Massasso Neurology John Worthington
Haemorrhagic stroke
    UWS Medical Students Angela Chou
The role of interventional radiology in SVC obstructions
Oct 23rd MacArthur Respiratory Ciça Santos and Renee Bitoun
Vaping, Make the switch. Make the switch? 
    Infectious Disease Rohan Beresford
Not just skin deep
Oct 30th McDougall Nursing Maria Lingham and Kylie Wright
A Nursing and Midwifery Communities of Practice structure to enhance workplace culture and practice
  Specialist Wealth Group
    Immunology Nicolas Urriola
When pills are the easy part
Nov 6th Suranyi Haematology Patricia Rebeiro
Separating the sheep from the goats
    Endocrinology Nadia Manzoor
How radiologists keep us busy
Nov 13th Collett Guest Speaker Minoti Apte
Stromal-tumour interactions in pancreatic cancer - novel insights
  MedCentric Financial
    Guest Speaker Agi Hirshberg
Changing the landscape for pancreatic cancer research


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