Medicine

Research Project Title Investigators Brief Project Description ISLHD Sites/Departments [External organisations]
Sleep quality and quantity in hospital medical wards Matthew Macfarlane Assessing patient sleep quality throughout ISLHD medical wards. Medical Assessment Unit, Wollongong Hospital
Stress in resident doctors Vinod Gopaldasani Prevalence of stress in resident doctors at a local teaching hospital v.1. Wollongong Hospital, Research Central, Medical Services and Clinical Governance Division; [University of Wollongong]
Intern Guide Pilot Evaluation James Edwards Evaluation of the piloted Intern Guide. Mental Health Services, Shellharbour Hospital; [HETI]
Detection of outbreaks of healthcare associated infection Joanna Harris A state-wide typing network for rapid detection of outbreaks of healthcare associated infection. Infection Management and Control Service, Wollongong Hospital
LifeSpan Helen Christensen Integrated suicide prevention. Workforce, Wollongong Hospital, Shellharbour Hospital, Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital, Bulli Hospital, Milton Ulladulla Hospital; [Black Dog Institute]
Adult idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM) in an Australian cohort Queenie Luu Performance of the 2017 European League Against Rheumatism / American College of Rheumatology (EULAR/ACR) classification criteria for adult idiopathic inflammatory myopathies (IIM) in an Australian cohort. Rheumatology
Use of computer imaging and deep learning in polarised light microscopy Joel Riley Applying computer imaging and deep learning techniques to the interpretation of polarised light microscopy in gout and calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate deposition disease. Microbiology, Wollongong Hospital
Impact of contact Precautions on hospital inpatients and on healthcare workers Joanna Harris Exploration of the ethical impact of Contact Precautions on hospital inpatients and on the healthcare workers who are required to follow them, in order to collaboratively develop an ethically sound framework for the care of hospital inpatients identified as colonsied with a multi-resistant organism. Infection Management and Control Service, Wollongong Hospital, Shellharbour Hospital, Shoalhaven District Memorial Hospital
Inflammatory mediators and detrusor overactivity Kylie Mansfield Are inflammatory mediators involved in the aetiology of refractory detruser overactivity? Wollongong Hospital, Microbiology, SEALS
Stroke AF monitoring Toni Wonson, Janette Van Elsland Monitoring stroke AF in inpatient in the neurology department. Neurology