Archive for June, 2005

Child Life specialists teach parents, children
Child Life specialists teach parents, children

When a child requires surgery, the strain on every member of the family can be tremendous. For Mr. And Ms. Castillo, that pressure was not only deeply emotional, but practical as well. Both their 5-year-old son and 3-year-old daughter were ...

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Medical devices: continuing interest
Medical devices: continuing interest

Medical devices and hospital equipment were the focus of special audits in 1999. This was a result of Y2K concerns when date sensitive devices were identified and remediated. Devices hit the radar screen again in December 2003 when ...

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Southlake reaches out to over 500 teens with eating disorders
Southlake reaches out to over 500 teens with
eating disorders

Southlake Regional Health Centre is recognized nationally for the successful treatment of teens suffering from severe eating disorders. In 1997, the hospital was designated by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care as the site of a Regional Eating Disorder ...

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S&W enhances independence and quality of life for seniors
S&W enhances independence and quality of life
for seniors

No one ever says that growing old is easy. However, it's a fact of life. Seniors are the fastest growing population in our community and with many complex medical and social issues; they are the main focus of ...

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Implementing high-leverage strategies to improve the safety of medication systems
Implementing high-leverage strategies to improve the
safety of medication systems

The Ontario Medication Safety Support Service (MSSS), a joint initiative of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) and the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA) is Canada's first province-wide medication safety support ...

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Integrated postpartum discharge: New program follows identified high-risk
Integrated postpartum discharge: New program follows
identified high-risk

North York General Hospital (NYGH) and Saint Elizabeth Health Care (SEHC) are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership to provide identified high risk mothers, their babies and families with a seamless continuum of care, services and support from hospital ...

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Hospitals join forces in child development
Hospitals join forces in child development

A program that assesses childhood developmental disorders moves from Sick Kids to Bloorview MacMillan Children's Centre. Bloorview MacMillan and the Hospital for Sick Children are pooling their expertise in treating children with developmental disabilities by transferring Sick Kids' Child Development Centre ...

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Grandson’s voice ‘is the best Christmas gift ever’
Grandson’s voice ‘is the best Christmas
gift ever’

Last Christmas, 13-year-old Kayle Coutie grabbed his palmtop, typed in a sentence and hit the voice button to share it with his grandparents: "Santa brings presents, Christmas tree, snow, two mittens," declared the handheld device.Kayle, who has autism, had never ...

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Grandson’s voice ‘is the best Christmas gift ever’
Grandson’s voice ‘is the best Christmas
gift ever’

Last Christmas, 13-year-old Kayle Coutie grabbed his palmtop, typed in a sentence and hit the voice button to share it with his grandparents: "Santa brings presents, Christmas tree, snow, two mittens," declared the handheld device.Kayle, who has autism, had never ...

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Software unlocks the writer in Luke
Software unlocks the writer in Luke

Luke Williams is a great story-teller. But the 12-year-old Barrie student used to do anything to avoid putting pen to paper.That's because Luke was born with tremors in his hands that make writing exhausting and the words illegible. He got ...

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