By Dr. Ross Feldman,
Medical Lead,
Cardiac Sciences Manitoba

August 16, 2021


Sals Stars of the Week, PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD: Sarah Fast (introduced by Liza Zahara)

Sarah was the Senior Physiotherapist for Cardiology for the last  9 years. In that time she contributed to projects on 5A/ACCU/Cardiac Rehab including the MI/HF care maps, HF class and home exercise programs. She has been the Cardiology educator for all SBGH physios and was able to communicate the complex needs of this population with expertise. She recently went on maternity leave but will be returning in a part time role. She and her excellent/terrible jokes are missed.

This Week’s Faculty Publications

Adriana LukBrian ClarkeNagib DahdahAnique DucharmeAndrew KrahnBrian McCrindleTrent MizziMonica NausJacob A UdellSean ViraniShelley ZierothMichael McDonaldMyocarditis and Pericarditis following COVID-19 mRNA Vaccination: Practical Considerations for Care Providers’  Can J Cardiol. 2021 Aug 7;S0828-282X(21)00624-3. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2021.08.001

HelenMari Merritt-GenoreRainer MoosdorfErin GillaspieSylvain LotherDaniel EngelmanShahnur AhmedFrank A BaciewiczMichael C GrantRita MilewskiKelly CawcuttJ Awori HayangaSubhasis ChatterjeeRakesh C Arora, STS Workforce on Critical Care  Perioperative Coronavirus Vaccination – Timing and Implications: A Guidance Document Ann Thorac Surg. 2021 Aug 6;S0003-4975(21)01377-1. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2021.07.016.

Murdoch LeeiesHayley B GershengornEmmanuel CharbonneyAnand KumarDean A FergussonAlexis F TurgeonAllan GarlandDonald S HoustonBrett HoustonEmily RimmerEric JacobsohnSrinivas MurthyRob FowlerRobert BalshawRyan ZarychanskiEpidemiology of intravenous immune globulin in septic shock: a retrospective cohort analysis of the Premier Healthcare Database Can J Anaesth. 2021 Aug 10. doi: 10.1007/s12630-021-02081-4.

I hope you are staying safe and healthy.