Health news
Risk of caesarean delivery 12 percent lower with labour induction.
Medical futility: Mayo Clinic physicians answer 10 common questions on medical futility
Early goal directed therapy does not improve outcomes in septic shock
Findings question benefits and risks of influenza antivirals
Many elderly take medications that work against each other

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Fruit and vegetable consumption inversely associated with risk of stroke
No evidence DHA during pregnancy improves cognitive outcomes for children
Expert committee redefines treatment thresholds for hypertension
Overuse of blood transfusions increases infection risk.
Vitamin D pills unnecessary for healthy older people

Library news
Quality & Scientific Program
21 August 2014
provides an opportunity for staff from across HNE Health to learn from eminent clinical and academic experts in the fields of clinical governance, quality and safety, and clinic and professional practice.
The Theme for 2014 was Health Law, Ethics and Equity: What is the Connection?
Recorded presentations are available here
Clinical ethics forum
30 July 2014
An initiative of Clinical Governance, the first of these forums focused on current ethical challenges in healthcare distribution & practice. Access to a recording of this session is available here.
New issue of Library Lore is out now
The latest issue of the library newsletter, Library Lore, is now available.

In this issue:

  • * Role of the nurse in patient education & follow-up of people receiving oral anti-cancer treatment
  • * Does screening reduce the risk of colorectal cancer?
  • * Spectroscopy of reperfused tissue after stroke reveals heightened metabolism
  • * The latest 100
  • Previous issues for this year.

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