Monthly Archives: February 2004

St. Joseph's Health Care, London sees an opportunity to expand its ambulatory regional anesthesia/analgesia discharge program, which began in November 2002, due to positive...

The 7,000 sq. ft. Krembil Centre for Stem Cell Biology opened in the fall of 2003 at Robarts Research Institute, thanks in large part...

Ontario's first government-funded Palliative Care Unit at the Toronto Grace Health Centre has been serving terminally ill patients and their families since 1979. The...

In 1875, a group of Toronto women led by Elizabeth McMaster rented an 11-room house in downtown Toronto. They set up six iron cots...

Visitors entering the new Harold and Shirley Lederman Palliative Care Centre at Princess Margaret Hospital know immediately this is no ordinary hospital unit. From...

Most patients expect to experience pain as part of their hospital stay, yet most pain is unnecessary, because it is treatable. Studies suggest that...

In April 2004, this year's 14th Annual Provincial Conference on Palliative and End-Of-Life Care will examine topics such as bereavement support, caregiver stress, depression,...

St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton researcher Mark Crowther is interested in blood clots. "When people ask why, my standard answer is that half of people will...

Winter storms and power outages challenge Respiratory Therapists working in home care, where a patient's life is dependent on their ability to breathe. "When...

Two St. Joseph's researchers are among a group involved in a multi-year study of the placebo effect. Placebo NET, or new emerging team, has been...