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Geriatric Emergency Management

The population is getting older and there are a number of barriers and challenges that frail seniors currently face, including incomplete and inaccurate assessment,...

Caring for aging Holocaust Survivors – new manual for health-care providers

Baycrest is home to one of the largest groups of aging Holocaust Survivors in North America. With an average age in the high 80s,...

The Gift of Music

Zachary Lawrence Antidormi was only two-and-a-half when his life was tragically and brutally cut short. His life ended when a mentally ill neighbour stabbed...

Identifying high-risk elders in the emergency department

For senior citizens, a visit to the hospital emergency department can be frightening enough, even with a minor injury. But what if you are...

Toronto Rehab Opens New Long-Term Care Centre

Toronto's newest long-term care facility opened in the city's west end in May.Lakeside Long-Term Care Centre is a joint effort of Toronto Rehab, Canada's...

St. Mary’s Combines Education, Opportunity and Care

How do you meet patient care and student learning needs, and fulfill the hospital's mission, all while working with limited resources? For the first...

Poison Prevention in Young Children

Each year over 200,000 poisonings are reported to Canadian poison control centres. More than half of these involve children less than six years old,...

Ground-Breaking Study May Determine the Cause of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable and at times disabling disease of the central nervous system. Although MS can occur at any age, it...

Living with MS: Toronto Rehab promotes health and wellness

Five years ago, Jo-Anne Howe introduced a proposal for a multiple sclerosis health initiative at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (Toronto Rehab), and today she is...

Keeping Babies Breathing

Helicopters, planes and ambulances -transporting babies in need of critical care has a real life urgency that can't be captured in any action movie. Imagine...

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