Category Archives: Pathology
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Guest posting with permission from Laureate Professor Rodney Scott : these are his presentations provided to post-graduates in Nepal during his recent visit to inspect the new cytogenetics laboratory at the National Academy of Medical Sciences, Bir Hospital, Kathmandu. Most presentations … Continue reading
Here are the four presentations given to National Academy of Medical Sciences, Bir Hospital Pathology and Medicine Residents over the week commencing 7/5/18 by Emeritus Professor Robert Martin, President of the Diagnostic Microbiology Development Program. Laboratory Strengthening and the Diagnostic … Continue reading
This recent symposium was a great wrap up of whole genome sequencing at its many applications organised by the Doherty Institute in Melbourne. Here is my (short) Doherty-symposium report which will give you some idea of where things are going- a rapidly developing … Continue reading
SECOND CLINICIAN CALL: Confirmed culture identification with susceptibility available Prior to calling, check the isolate antibiogram to see that species and susceptibility are consistent – see EUCAST Expert rules which provide intrinsic resistance characters by species, including unusual phenotypes. If … Continue reading
This page lists all of the resources that are on USB sticks being sent from Pathology North to key people in PNG, Nepal and Fiji. Additional copies can be provided to postgraduate trainees elsewhere -please contact the site administrator by … Continue reading
Guest posting: Dr Leah Clifton, NEWCASTLE DEPARTMENT OF FORENSIC MEDICINE, Forensic Pathology Registrar Kawasaki disease is characterized with acute systemic vasculitis, occurs predominantly in children between 6 months to 5 years of age. Patients with this disease recover well and the disease … Continue reading
The WHO 2011 Handbook for laboratory quality management systems is the central resource used in developing laboratory systems for quality management. Print it out and get to know every section (below)! Expert Panel: Building Capacity for Diagnostics, GHDONLINE Boston-based international expert led … Continue reading
There has been much effort to rationalise the use of blood products and ensure patient safety. The current Australian national standard is available here and perhaps serves as a useful guide for countries like Nepal, PNG and the other nations … Continue reading
Practical, everyday short case discussions moderated by Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Kellerman in Newcastle, NSW, Australia. Presentations on key biochem topics. Ideal for all post-graduate trainees in Medicine, Surgery and other disciplines.