Archive for March, 2008

Good health begins at home
Good health begins at home

When it comes to promoting health and wellness, Windsor Regional Hospital (WRH) felt it had to look at itself before it could be a mentor to its community. And, it had to start at the top with the President and ...

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Health Promotion driving force behind Mount Sinai Hospital’s Family Medicine Centre’s approach
Health Promotion driving force behind Mount Sinai
Hospital’s Family Medicine Centre’s approach

Health Promotion driving force behind Mount Sinai Hospital’s Family Medicine Centre’s approach By Kristen Marano Are you feeling sluggish, energy-drained and tired even though you get a decent night’s sleep? These feelings are often the result of an unbalanced diet that includes too ...

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Pain management in geriatric population presents special challenges
Pain management in geriatric population presents
special challenges

A health-care team at Baycrest recently worked through a difficult case that offers valuable insight into what a complex pain and management assessment looks like in the geriatric population. The case involved an 80-year-old woman from an assisted-living seniors’ building with ...

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Tackling pain management in young patients
Tackling pain management in young patients

Recognizing the importance of pain management in children, the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) is tackling pain management in a coordinated fashion. Following a Quality Improvement report that identified the need for improved pain management services at CHEO, a working ...

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Immunity: The natural “cure” for the common cold
Immunity: The natural “cure” for the common cold

Supervising naturopathic doctors (ND) and fourth-year clinic interns at the Robert Schad Naturopathic Clinic (RSNC), the teaching clinic at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM), have had their hands full this winter. “Winter is always a terrible time for ...

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Ongoing education ensures sustainability for Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital Pain Resource Nurse Team
Ongoing education ensures sustainability for Joseph
Brant Memorial Hospital Pain Resource Nurse Team

More than seven years ago a multidisciplinary team at Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital came together to focus on pain management, share ideas and develop strategies for addressing patient pain. That proactive and progressive approach was manifested again in June 2006 ...

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Music to their ears
Music to their ears

George Linton has been making high-powered connections since 1975. If you’ve conjured up an image of a high-powered executive making high-powered deals, you’d be way off base. In real life, George Linton connects people with music. For several hours every ...

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A stepping stone approach to managing pain
A stepping stone approach to managing pain

You can always smell when the spring season is upon us. With this season comes the feeling of hope and anticipation of what good things lay ahead. For the employees and partners of SCO Health Service this hope also comes ...

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