Abstracts

Selected abstracts from RACP Congress 2018 available from the below links:

Internal Medicine Journal

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health

 

Best Poster Prize in Adult Medicine (Fellow) Presentations
Monday, 6 May 2019 at 10.30am – 10.50am, BNZ Foyer

Dr Jorge do Campo Implementation of HFNO and reduction in the number of AECOPD needing NIV in a rural hospital
Dr Dharmenaan Palamuthusingam Postoperative outcomes in chronic dialysis patients: a meta-analysis of 42 studies and 78,805 patients
Dr Ivan Subiakto Predictors of longitudinal cardiac implantable electronic device (CIED) dependency after open heart surgery an Australian single centre analysis and practice

Best Poster Prize in Adult Medicine (Trainee) Presentations
Monday, 6 May 2019 at 10.30am – 10.50am, BNZ Foyer

Dr Budhima Nanayakkara Characterisation and careful treatment of sleep disordered breathing in patients with single ventricle hearts: first, do no harm
Dr Lauren Quinn A retrospective audit on the appropriate use and prescription of prothrombin complex concentrate in the Sunshine Coast Health Service District
Dr Natalia Soerjadi Iron deficiency and overuse of psychoactive drugs are important therapeutic targets for osteoporotic fracture prevention
Dr Jim Wong Diabetes and dementia in the geriatric population – the icing on the cake

Ramazzini Prize Presentations
Monday, 6 May 2019 at 10.55am – 12.35pm, 1.50pm – 3.20pm and 3.50pm – 5.15pm, Limelight 1 & 2 (Level 3)

Dr Prasad Abeydeera Predicting return to work and claim outcomes for work related musculoskeletal low back injuries at the Certificate of Capacity level in the NSW workers compensation system
Dr Patricia Batchelor An analysis of hospitalisations, medical evacuations and post-deployment medical assessments in expatriate Australian government workers and their dependants
Dr Chung Yew Chee “… the hand care component was almost secondary”. The role of hospital systems in enabling nurses with suspected occupational contact dermatitis to stay at work: a qualitative perspective
Dr Bianca Cheong Exploring the factors associated with work related mental health claims of short and long duration work absence
Dr Sarita Dara Impact of fatigue risk management system on fatigue and situation awareness of surgical intensive care unit nurses
Dr Rebecca Dingle Occupational melioidosis in the Darwin prospective melioidosis study
Dr Rosemarie Knight Psychological distress in the Queensland workforce: evidence from the analysis of workers compensation data, 2006-2017
Dr Mingguo Li Assessment of hand-arm vibration exposure in an alumina refinery workshop: a pilot study using new dosimetry technology
Dr Catherine Nixon Dust exposure and respiratory symptoms among workers in an industrial bakery
Dr Sugeesh Pathirana Trends over time in the proportion of laboratory confirmed positive saliva drug test results from 2012 to 2017 in two Australian workplaces following the introduction of drug testing programs
Dr Rehaan Shah The use of photo-activated platelet-rich plasma in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis in miners: an audit of clinical results and the impact on employment
Dr Tuan Vo Employer perceptions of medical marijuana in the workplace: a qualitative study
Dr Simon White Analysis of pre-employment factors in safety critical workers deemed high risk for OSA to determine predictors of severity

Rue Wright Memorial Award Presentations
Monday, 6 May 2019 at 1.50pm – 3.20pm in the Hunua 3 (Level 1)

Dr Yvonne Anderson Whānau Pakari: a multi-disciplinary assessment and intervention programme for children and adolescents with obesity
Dr Dildeepa Naveen Investigations performed in neurodevelopmental disorders: an audit in a tertiary child development assessment unit
Dr Dinah Reddihough A randomised placebo-controlled trial to determine if fluoxetine is effective for improving autistic behaviours
Dr Kate Rowe Access to core preventative health care for children known to child protection services
Dr Peter Vuillermin Maternal gut microbiota during pregnancy and allergic disease in the offspring: a birth cohort study
Dr Emma Williams Could OAE screening reduce rescreen rates and enable earlier identification of hearing impairment

Best Poster Prize in Paediatrics & Child Health Presentations
Monday, 6 May 2019 at 3.20pm – 3.45pm in the BNZ Foyer

Dr Lawrence Gray Sensitised-tolerance to food in infancy associates with increased microbial exposure, a suppressive immune profile at birth and decreased clinical expression of childhood allergic disease
Dr Kristina Martinson A retrospective review of the “step-by-step” approach in the management of young infants presenting to hospital with a history or presence of fever
Dr Yassmin Musthaffa Identification of patients with type 1 diabetes suitable for antigen-specific tolerising immunotherapy: T cell response to pro-insulin peptides
Dr Dildeepa Naveen Investigations performed in neurodevelopmental disorders: an audit in a tertiary child development assessment unit
Dr Christy Norwood Child protection starts with detection: improving the detection of child maltreatment in the emergency department setting
Dr Elaine Zaidman Impact of health literacy of parents on the health outcomes of children with chronic disease: a systematic review

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KEY DATES

Call for abstracts open Closed
Registration opens November 2018
Call for abstracts close Closed
Notification of abstract results Closed
Congress early bird registration close Closed

PUBLICATION OF ABSTRACTS

All abstracts accepted including the awards and prizes will be published in either the Internal Medicine Journal Congress abstract supplement or the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health Congress abstract supplement. Both supplements are published by Wiley.

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Selected abstracts from RACP Congress 2018 available from the below links:

Internal Medicine Journal

Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health