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

July 12, 2019

CSP News

The 2nd Annual CSP Development Grants Competition.

CSP invites applications for the 2019 Development Grants Competition. Development (Pilot Project) Grants of up to $30,000 each will be awarded in support of the development of innovative research programs within the CSP. This competition is open to all areas of research and innovation within the Cardiac Sciences Program (including those in medical education and knowledge translation).   Please consult the General Guidelines and Information section for details.  The applications will be scored based on assessment of:

1. The extent of innovation
2. The feasibility of the proposed study based on the experimental design and the track record of the applicants in completion of scholarly studies
3. The potential of these studies to be the basis of further expansion of the research program of the applicants
The submission deadline is October 4.

Publications by our Faculty this Week

Grocott HP. Definitive Airway Management in the Presence of a Laryngeal Tube Supraglottic Airway: “There’s More Than One Way to Skin a Cat”. A A Case Rep. 2017 Nov 1;9(9):274. doi: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000584. No abstract available.

Arora RC, Kehler DS. Commentary: A “shoot first (with anti-psychotics) and ask questions later” approach is not appropriate for the management of delirium after cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Jul 4. pii: S0022-5223(19)31174-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.05.065. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Wiens EJ, Arbour J, Thompson K, Seifer CM. Routine creatine kinase testing does not provide clinical utility in the emergency department for diagnosis of acute coronary syndromes. BMC Emerg Med. 2019 Jul 9;19(1):37. doi: 10.1186/s12873-019-0251-4.

Donald SJ, McIntyre WF, Dingwall O, Hiebert B, Ponnampalam A, Seifer CM. Is donating blood for the faint of heart? a systematic review of predictors of syncope in whole blood donors. Transfusion. 2019 Jul 5. doi: 10.1111/trf.15442. [Epub ahead of print]