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

January 26, 2020

Link of the Week

Many thanks to James Tam for the link and for the contribution.

This story from our neighbours down south remind us of the perils of putting our own interests and our own statistics ahead of those of our patients. Respect for autonomy remains an integral component of the care that we provide to our patients and their families

Shout Outs!

Congrats to Rakesh Arora who just received word he had been awarded a grant from the George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI) Fall 2019 Preparing for Research by Engaging Patient and Public Partners (PREPPP) Award for his application entitled “Expanding Enhanced Recover After Surgery (ERAS) guidelines for cardiac surgery”!

Publications by our Faculty this Week

Fast I, Villafranca A, Henrichs B, Magid K, Christodoulou C, Jacobsohn E. Disruptive behaviour in the operating room is under-reported: an international survey. Can J Anaesth. 2020 Feb;67(2):177-185. doi: 10.1007/s12630-019-01540-3. Epub 2020 Jan 16.

Yanagawa B, Adams C, Whitlock R, Arora RC. Why does infective endocarditis from injection drug use bite the tricuspid valve? Int J Cardiol. 2019 Nov 1;294:52. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2019.08.006. No abstract available.

Maguire D, Grocott HP. Glucose variability and adverse outcomes: mechanistic link or just epiphenomenon? Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jan 18. pii: S0003-4975(20)30034-5. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.11.045. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.