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Clinical Decision Support Systems: Breaking ground for imaging referral guidelines in Canada

By Dr. Martin Reed The Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) is advocating for the implementation of Diagnostic Imaging (DI) Clinical Decision Support (CDS) Systems in...

Understanding the role and importance of radiologists in Canada

By Dr. Emil Lee Radiologists are physicians who work with medical imaging to diagnose illnesses. These imaging procedures include MRI, CT, ultrasound and X-ray. Radiologists...

Pilot study to test innovative lung screening x-ray

By Kara Weiler Grand River Hospital (GRH) is partnering with KA Imaging to conduct a pilot study on the use of a high-resolution multi-energy digital...

Cardiovascular care: Year in review

The Peter Munk Cardiac Centre is the leading cardiovascular centre in the province, with clinicians and physicians brace to care for people with the...

Trazadone associated with similar risk of falls and major fractures as antipsychotics in seniors...

As physicians attempt to decrease antipsychotic use in seniors with dementia, they need to be aware that trazadone, frequently used as an alternative, is...

New breast cancer surgery approach improves survivorship and leaves women looking and feeling whole

By Dahlia Reich A London surgeon is leading a shift across Canada to new breast surgery techniques that are dramatically changing the outcome and quality...

First same-day discharge knee replacement surgery at MGH successful

When Mohamed Yusuf walked into Michael Garron Hospital (MGH) to receive his total knee replacement surgery, he never imagined he would walk out of...

Major traumatic injury increases risk of mental health diagnoses, suicide

People who experience major injuries requiring hospital admission, such as car crashes and falls, are at substantially increased risk of being admitted to hospital...

New clinical protocol after general surgery cuts opioid prescribing in half

In recent years deaths from opioid overdoses have become one of the most common injury-related deaths in North America. The continent also has the...

What suicide notes teach us about experiences with mental illness

By Sean O’Malley Can the study of suicide notes help clinicians in their efforts to prevent suicide? That is the premise of a new study...

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