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Not sure if you should go to an ER?

It's 11pm on Sunday. After a weekend of hiking you notice an area on your arm that's red, swollen and itchy. Upon closer...

Transcranial Doppler in the ER provides vital information for stroke care at Sunnybrook

A North American pioneer in the field of cerebrovascular ultrasound, the Neuro-Doppler Laboratory at Sunnybrook is celebrating 25 years of advancing and innovating stroke...

Ontario Air Ambulance

There is nothing small about Ontario. At 1,076,395 km2 in size, it occupies nearly eleven per cent of Canada's total land area. It is...

Mount Sinai training grounds for better critical care

Charlie, a Mount Sinai Hospital patient, suffers from complex maladies and is in critical condition. His pneumonia has gotten worse and his breathing...

Making buddies in tough times in Mount Sinai’s NICU

As Marian Rees comforted new mother Vanessa Horner in Mount Sinai Hospital's neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), she couldn't promise that her baby, born...

When every second counts

It's 11pm on Sunday. After a weekend of hiking you notice an area on your arm that's red, swollen and itchy. Upon closer...

Kingston hospital leads the way in CBRN preparedness

As Nancy Roberts and Jerry McKelvey were introduced to Kingston General Hospital's (KGH) chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear disaster preparedness plans, the pair said...

Helping hospitals prepare for disaster

With the risk of natural and man made disasters, infectious disease outbreaks, and the potential for terrorist attacks, hospitals need to be ready to...

The Evolution of HIV/AIDS care at Casey House

The changing realities of HIV/AIDS care and a health-care system in transformation required an updated model of care for Casey House, a specialty hospital...

Expanding the walls of the intensive care unit

Mr. Smith's bedside nurse on the medical unit at the Oakville-Trafalgar Memorial Hospital (OTMH) notices that her 70-year old patient is having difficulty breathing,...

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