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

previous health news

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
Hospitals Congress
6 - 7 August 2014
Professor Paul Glasziou is this years RNH Heritage Trust Visiting Fellow. Professor Glasziou is internationally recognised as an authority and opinion leader on Evidence-Based Medicine. The Congress Outline, Seminar Program and registration for CPD are available here.
Previous Newcastle Hospitals Congress presentations recorded by HNE Health Libraries are available here.
THE Latest 100
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New issue of Library Lore is out now
The latest issue of the library newsletter, Library Lore, is now available.

In this issue:

  • Interventions to improve safe and effective medicine use by consumers
  • Aspirin in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery
  • Comparing algorithms for deriving psychosis diagnoses
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