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Hear about the algorithm that saves lives: Rural & Regional Forum

Posted 02 November 2017

Two years ago there wasn’t a protocol in place for chest pain presentations at Alpine Health.

Today, thanks to the resolve and ingenuity of registered nurse Olivia Stapleton, Assoc Prof Leslie Bolitho and colleagues, the rural health service has a set of procedures - known as the Hume Algorithm - for nurses to manage patients presenting with chest pains in urgent care.

The pair will speak about the Hume Algorithm - which recently won the VHA Award - at the 2017 Rural and Regional Forum at Marysville.

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