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Preventing another stroke with outpatient cardiac monitoring

A stroke can be devastating for patients and their families. Seeking immediate treatment as soon as you recognize the symptoms of a stroke can...

Testing new ways to screen for loss of sensation in diabetic patients

A team of clinicians at St. Michael’s Hospital is testing a new way to assess patients for diabetic peripheral neuropathy, a loss of sensation...

Ensuring senior friendly care in a rural community

It started with a fall. That’s how 80-year-old ‘Sandy Pine’ found herself in the Emergency Room at Campbellford Memorial Hospital. Sandy is one of a...

Respiratory therapists give the breath of life

As a registered respiratory therapist, Burnaby Hospital’s Darwin Chan is proud to say that he’s there with patients from their first breath to their...

Do you know how your clients with diabetes feel?

Given how much healthcare professionals have to do during diabetes-focused appointments, from checking A1C levels and eye health, to searching for potential foot ulcers,...

PRODUCT FEATURE: IC+™ Upholstery Solution IF YOU CAN’T CLEAN IT, DON’T BUY IT.

IF YOU CAN’T CLEAN IT, DON’T BUY IT. Improving infection prevention and control in Long Term Care facilities Furnishings covered with woven upholstery or vinyl with...

Helping Canadians with asthma to breathe easier

The world-renowned Firestone Clinic at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is finding new ways to help nearly three million Canadians diagnosed with asthma. Ground-breaking new treatment...

High-tech heart-valve heals seniors too weak for open-heart surgery

Having his golden years turn into gasping years was getting hard for retired RCMP officer Bruce Davis, once an exceptionally fit man who also...

More isn’t always better: When less is more in medicine

#Overuse is pervasive in healthcare. Some healthcare providers say they see it every day. For example, with every daily blood draw that is routinely...

New e-Prescribing service to help increase patient safety

At the recent Charting the Future of Drug Policy in Canada conference, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, talked about the important role that...

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