Sheliza Halani


Articles and Opinion Pieces by this author

Sunsets & Heartbeats: Therapy De-Escalation in COPD and Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation

Kieran Quinn is back with Daniel Marinescu, fellow in Respirology at the University of Toronto.  Together they cover the SUNSET trial on long-term triple therapy de-escalation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and the risk of thromboembolism associated with post-operative atrial fibrillation. The new Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) guidelines…

Apps & Aspirin: Medication Reminder Applications & Aspirin for Primary Prevention

Katie Wiskar, GIM fellow at the University of British Columbia, is back this week on The Rounds Table. She is joined by Stephane Voyer, practicing general internist at the University of British Columbia. Today they review medication application reminders and aspirin for primary prevention. Forty percent of patients or more are non-adherent to medications that…

POIATEic Insight: Oral versus Intravenous Treatment for Infective Endocarditis & Bariatric Surgery in Diabetes

Andre Maddison, General Internal Medicine (GIM) fellow at Western University, is hosting this week’s episode on The Rounds Table alongside Erin Spicer, faculty member in GIM also at Western University.  This week they cover partial oral versus intravenous antibiotic treatment of infective endocarditis (POIATE trial) and microvascular outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus…

Cut & Dried: Malignant Pleural Effusions and Tranexamic Acid in Intracerebral Haemorrhage

Freddy Frost, research fellow in cystic fibrosis in Liverpool, hosts this week’s episode of The Rounds Table with Alex Pickard, trainee in acute and emergency medicine in South London.  Together they cover new research on draining malignant pleural effusions and tranexamic acid in intracerebral haemorrhage. To start, Freddy walks listeners through a multicenter study looking…

Primum Non Nocere: Complementary Medicine for Curable Cancers and Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Katie Wiskar and Samanatha Young, both GIM fellows at the University of British Columbia, host this week’s episode of The Rounds Table!  Together they review survival among patients with curable cancers receiving complementary medicine and epinephrine in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Complementary and alternative medicine are frequently used by patients in conjunction or as an alternative…