Winner: Dr Himawan Fernando, The Alfred Hospital, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, VIC

 

Read Abstract: Lignocaine versus Opioids in Coronary Intervention: Assessing Antiplatelet Activity and Ticagrelor Levels (LOCAL) Study.

Read abstract in full here, as published in the Heart, Lung and Circulation Journal.

Dr Fernando completed his advanced training in Cardiology at The Alfred, Ballarat and Bendigo Hospitals. He is currently undertaking a PhD through Monash University, The Alfred and Baker Heart and Diabetes Institutes. He currently undertakes clinical work at The Alfred and Bendigo Health.

Read more about the Ralph Reader Prize and finalists here 2021 RALPH READER PRIZE WINNERS