Associate Professor Mark Howard has been the director of the Victorian Respiratory Support Service and the Victorian Weaning Unit at the Austin Hospital for fifteen years, which provides state-wide services for domiciliary ventilation in Victoria and is Deputy Director Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at Austin Health. He is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, board member for the Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Theme Leader in the Co-operative Research Centre for Alertness, Safety and Productivity, Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University and Clinical Associate Professor at The University of Melbourne. He has overseen development of an ambulatory model for implementing ventilation, community housing for ventilator dependent patients, development of a diaphragm pacing service and state wide telehealth services for home ventilation patients, with current research interests include assessing optimal methods for implementing ventilation, evaluation of lung volume recruitment and reducing the impact of shift work in the healthcare sector.
Ventilation From The Hospital To The Home
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