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Medical News Today: New breath test for cancer currently under trial

A clinical trial has just launched to assess the effectiveness of a newly developed breath test that could help diagnose multiple forms of cancer. A new breath test currently under trial could help diagnose multiple forms of cancer at an early stage. Researchers from the Cancer Research United Kingdom Cambridge Institute have recently developed an… Read More »

Union says lives risked as trial sees ambulances diverted from Blayney hospital

Paramedics are concerned that a month-long trial closure of the emergency department to ambulances at Blayney District Hospital could put lives at risk. The closure, initiated before Christmas, means ambulances are being diverted to either Orange or Bathurst hospitals, approximately 35 kilometres and 37 kilometres away respectively. Health Services Union NSW secretary Gerard Hayes claimed the additional… Read More »

Low Tidal Volume Ventilation Trial in Acute Respiratory Failure Not Feasible

December 17, 2018 Share this content: The trial would need to enroll approximately 107,373 patients to have a 96% power to detect a 3% improvement in mortality at 80% to 100% adherence to low tidal volume ventilation. A cluster-randomized clinical trial of low tidal volume ventilation vs usual care in patients with acute respiratory failure… Read More »