Lecturer in Musculoskeletal Medicine

LECTURER in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE  DEPARTMENT of SURGERY and ANAESTHESIA UNIVERSITY of OTAGO, WELLINGTON  About the department  The Department of Surgery and Anaesthesia, University of Otago is a multidisciplinary group dedicated to providing high quality clinical teaching and performing clinically focused research. The department teaches a number of modules within the MB ChB programme, provides vocationally focused postgraduate qualifications, …

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Global Alliance For Musculoskeletal Health ( G-Musc)

Hi members, kia ora koutou, I am involved with the Musculoskeletal Pain interest group in IASP The following survey was brought to my attention and is approved by the Curtin University ( Canada)  Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) I urge you to take part if you can. https://gmusc.com/have-your-say-on-what-should-be-contained-in-a-global-strategy-for-musculoskeletal-health/ Jenny K

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TMJ Disorder and Propranolol

For those that do not get the Goodfellow Unit Gems, the following may be of interest in their post today https://mailchi.mp/goodfellowunit.org/436lkzz159-918413?e=68c7c7e318 200 patients with TMJ pain randomised to 120mg / day propranolol or placebo NNT for 50% reduction in pain = 6.1 References: Diagnostic Criteria for Temporomandibular Disorders (DC/TMD) for Clinical and Research Applications: Recommendations …

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PPE Disinfection

We want to understand your views, attitudes and perceptions on the disinfection of personal protective equipment (PPE) for potential reuse.   In pandemic situations, such as the current COVID-19 scenario, hospital resources are frequently stretched beyond capacity, as has already occurred in many countries across the globe. Preventing the spread of COVID-19 to and from …

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New Member Posts

Dear subscribers/ members/ Our apologies to those who have been inadvertently left off the subscriber lists for this site. This has been corrected today with all Life Members, Paid Members and Provisional Members added to the site. There has been an oversight. Our goal is to increase our communication with you to once each month …

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May Newsletter

ANZAC ADDRESS An annual tradition in the Department of General Surgery at Middlemore Hospital has been the Anzac Address, given by Andrew Connolly (Council’s previous Chair) on the Thursday immediately preceding Anzac Day. This tradition has been in place since 1999. A different theme is chosen each year; this year the theme revolves around Covid-19 …

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Important message on how you can support the broader Health response to COVID-19

Good morning all, We urge all members with availability to offer their medical skills to support the broader health response to COVID-19. This clinical support may be within primary care, or via Healthline or contact tracing. The Ministry of Health has a portal for expressions of interest that can also be used by doctors with current …

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