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The Evolution of Outpatient Cancer Treatment at St. Joseph’s Health Centre

Cancer manages to touch just about everyone we know in some way. It is a very common disorder and is one of the most...

When is a Crisis Really a Crisis?

The crow wished everything was black,The owl that everything was white.William Blake Canada is consistently rated the best country in the world in which to...

Rapid Recovery Program at RCH

"It's so simple, so inexpensive, and such common sense," said Jocelyn Reimer-Kent, RN, MN, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cardiac Surgery Program, Royal Columbian Hospital (RCH)....

Medical Play Eases Trauma for Children

Your four-year-old client needs a feeding tube. How do you explain it without scaring her? Adapt a doll with the same equipment, teach the...

Child-Centred Paediatric ER Helps Ease the Fear

Your daughter has been vomiting throughout the night. You take her temperature and discover it's much higher than it should be. Her...

Wallaceburg Community Medical Centre A Successful Recruitment Strategy

The official opening of the Wallaceburg Community Medical Centre in June illustrates an innovative strategy to address the physician recruitment and retention challenges experienced...

Leading Trauma Care for 25 Years

The night started off with a car full of friends on their way to a party and ended with a long and difficult road...

Outreach Program Offers Compassionate Care in the Final Stages of Life

North York General Hospital recently formally launched the Freeman Centre for Palliative Care, an innovative community outreach and inpatient program that supports adults and...

Durham Region Works Toward Integrated Palliative Care Services

Durham Region has a long history of a well-developed palliative care service for both hospitals and the community, and willingness for health-care providers and...

CritiCall: The Continuum of Communication

The Ontario CritiCall Program assists physicians caring for critically ill or trauma patients by facilitating consultations with on-call specialists who can provide immediate patient...

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