Archive for July, 2005

Total Joint Network improves access to surgery
Total Joint Network improves access to surgery

The wait is over for a solution to more accessible hip and knee replacements in Ontario. With an innovative approach to increase capacity, Total Joint Network (TJN), a Greater Toronto Area program, is now up and running. A partnership of ...

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A change for the better: Southlake’s Arthritis Program develops new model of care
A change for the better: Southlake’s Arthritis
Program develops new model of care

Granted Ministry funding in 1991, The Arthritis Program (T.A.P.) at Southlake Regional Health Centre has developed into a leader in its field in the way it delivers care to patients. A team committed to pushing the envelope, they are currently ...

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Family physician goes above and beyond to educate colleagues about Parkinson’s disease
Family physician goes above and beyond to educate
colleagues about Parkinson’s disease

Dr. Gordon Hardacre is a man of action. This past June, he celebrated 35 years as a family physician, a distinguished career of serving the Toronto community as a doctor, researcher, teacher and advocate. Very little slows Dr. Hardacre down, ...

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The Scarborough Hospital hosts innovative Oxford Knee surgery for surgeons
The Scarborough Hospital hosts innovative Oxford Knee
surgery for surgeons

As part of The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval process for selected U.S. orthopaedic surgeons, The Scarborough Hospital (TSH) hosted, in May, an instructional course on the Oxford Knee replacement surgery via video feed to the Park Hyatt Hotel ...

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With pain disorders, looks can deceive
With pain disorders, looks can deceive

"So many doctors didn't know about (fibromyalgia). They kept sending me to psychiatrists who asked why I didn't like school." Alice Norton can think of only one word to describe her daughter Phoebe's descent into debilitating pain and fatigue. "Horrible," she ...

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Multidisciplinary Osteoporosis Care: the Future is Now
Multidisciplinary Osteoporosis Care: the Future is Now

Ten years ago there was a vision. Could a unique clinical program be developed that would be based on a framework of excellence in clinical care, education and research, and be built upon a foundation of the principles of women's ...

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Osteosarcoma Research: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Osteosarcoma Research: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Osteosarcome tumours will be facing a war on two fronts as researchers and physicians at Mount Sinai Hospital combine their knowledge and expertise in the hopes of developing targeted therapeutic strategies for patients. This multidisciplinary approach is a change from ...

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Girl watches movie as surgeon probes brain ‘Awake craniotomy’ lets doctor, patient converse
Girl watches movie as surgeon probes brain ‘Awake
craniotomy’ lets doctor, patient converse

Under bright operating room lights, the patient's brain lay exposed, a flap of skin and skull removed to expose it to the probing of delicate surgical instruments. The surgical team huddled, talking in low tones as neurosurgeon Balraj Jhawar probed the ...

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HIV/AIDS: Unified delivery of care between St. Michael’s Hospital and Casey House
HIV/AIDS: Unified delivery of care between St.
Michael’s Hospital and Casey House

In the early '80s, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) sent waves of shock around the world as more than 24.8 million people died from Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, or AIDS. As their immune systems weakened, people suffered the rampant effects of ...

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Face value
Face value

It's written all over her face. Whether a person is happy or sad, angry or frightened, most of us take for granted a certain ability to read facial emotions. Without that ability, our behaviour and responses may appear inappropriate, unfeeling ...

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