Glucose and HbA1c screening alone does not increase detection of previously unidentified diabetes in patients admitted from EDs https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2019/211/10/routine-glucose-assessment-emergency-department-detecting-unrecognised-diabetes Unlike the paper’s conclusion, I’m not sure dedicated staff and resourcing would change this either
Australian Genomics is calling for a change in research ethics and governance frameworks https://www.mja.com.au/journal/2019/211/10/ethics-approval-process-multisite-research-studies-australia-changes-sought Multisite approvals do slow down research (and can be frustrating), but we need to make sure any changes protect participants
Werner Herzog remains an original https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/werner-herzog-the-mandalorian-star-wars-jon-favreau-disney-plus-1203400810/
American Heart Association Launches Massive #QuitLying Campaign Aimed At E-Cigarette Industry https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2019/11/15/american-heart-association-quitlying-campaign-ecigarette-vaping-industry/amp/
@hugh do I recall correctly that you made a toot deleter? I’d love it if you could please steer me towards it.
Do they though? https://www.sciencenews.org/article/will-to-survive-might-take-artificial-intelligence-next-level Building RNN/deep learning models of things like “feelings” and “learning” without fundamentally understanding the phenomena seems kind of silly.
'I live on the street now': how Americans fall into medical bankruptcy http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2019/nov/14/health-insurance-medical-bankruptcy-debt This used to happen in Australia before Medicare, and this is why we need to resist calls for expanded/unfettered markets in healthcare
New article I co-authored on whether GP care plans had an impact on hospitalisations in Central and Eastern Sydney
tl;dr: they didn't
For All Mankind hasn’t been kindly reviewed, but I found it kind of thrilling. @liamvhogan you’d like the Red Plenty qualifies, at least I think you would.
Do general practice management and/or team care arrangements reduce avoidable hospitalisations in Central and Eastern Sydney, Australia? https://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12913-019-4663-3
NSW and Queensland fires: Sydney to face catastrophic danger rating for first time http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/live/2019/nov/10/nsw-and-queensland-fires-fires-rage-as-conditions-expected-to-worsen
Sounds like Sydney and the Hunter oil Tuesday is going to be dangerous. Stay safe https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/news-and-media/general-news/dangerous-fire-conditions-forecast-for-tuesday-12-november/_nocache
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