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Electronic triage support tool continues to grow, support consistency

By Sayurie Naidoo Triage nurses are typically the first clinician that people see when they arrive at an emergency department (ED). These nurses must be...

Journey toward Trauma Distinction Accreditation

By Niall Emmott If you were to experience a traumatic and complex injury such as a major burn, a gunshot wound or a brain injury...

Preparing for disaster

By Jeffrey Tochkin, Caroline Nolan and Sarah Hartwick Hospitals are experts in emergencies. Staff train for years to respond effectively and save lives daily. But, when...

Managing ovarian cancer risk in women with BRCA1/2 genetic variants

A new review to help physicians manage the risk of ovarian cancer in women who carry the BRCA1/2 gene mutations is published in CMAJ...

New technique developed to detect autism in children

Researchers have developed a new technique to help doctors more quickly and accurately detect autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in children. In a study led by...

New IWK NICU combines high tech and parent’s touch

By Ben Maycock The IWK has completed the second and final stage of transforming its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) from open-bay care sites to...

Feeling stuck with a challenging mental health or substance use case? BC Children’s Hospital...

By Dr. Jennifer Russel and Jonah Starr In September 2018, the Child and Youth Mental Health Program at BC Children's Hospital launched COMPASS, a...

What causes type 2 diabetes?

The answer is more complex than most people think. Researcher Dr. Gillian Booth and her team are hard at work uncovering some of those...

Increasing system capacity for autism diagnosis through ECHO Ontario Autism

By Salina Eldon Approximately one  in 66 Canadian children are diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The increase in prevalence of ASD has meant...

Smooth transition from hospital to home makes a difference for NICU families

By Marie Sanderson A new approach to caring for sick and premature babies is supporting families as they transition from the hospital to home. Building Opportunities...

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