Health

World-first study to reduce postoperative pneumonia cases at the LGH

Andrew Chounding
By Andrew Chounding
June 10 2022 - 5:00pm
GOOD OUTCOME: LGH physiotherapist Dr Ianthe Boden's study on preventing pneumonia and improve patient recovery has been globally celebrated. Picture: Supplied

Pneumonia is one of the top five causes of death in Tasmania and one of the most common complications for people following major surgery, however, a world-first study by a Launceston clinician is uncovering new treatments that could curb infections.

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Andrew Chounding

Andrew Chounding

Journalist & Health Reporter, The Examiner

An experienced multi-platform journalist focusing on the issues that impact health in Tasmania. With a background in social research and public policy, health reporting for Andrew is about ensuring the best health outcomes for the Northern Tasmanian community. Contact Andrew at: andrew.chounding@examiner.com.au or 0437 358 262