Infectious diseases research at Midland

This research program aims to identify, understand and prevent infectious disease for improved patient outcomes whilst delivering high quality evidence based care.
Diabetic foot Infection lonGitudinal Outcome study (DINGO) is looking at the effect of different antibiotic treatments being used as part of the care provided by health professionals looking after diabetic patients who have foot infections as a result of diabetes.

Influenza Vaccine Outcomes on admitted flu positive patients.

Dr Ohide Otome, General Medicine & Infectious Disease Physician
Joanna Scheepers, Specialist Podiatrist
Dr Edward Fysh, Consultant General & Respiratory Physician

Roder C, Gunjaca V, Otome O, Gwini SM, Athan E. Cost and Outcomes of Implantable Cardiac Electronic Device Infections in Victoria, Heart Lung Circ. 2019;S1443-9506(19)31491-X.

Scheepers, J. (2018) Assessment and consideration of foot risk factors is essential for proactive prevention of hospital-acquired foot pressure injuries. Wounds International 9(1):29-34.