Ornge: Reducing risk through partnerships

As a transport medicine organization, #Ornge, like most first response officials and crews, knows firsthand that the consequences of a traumatic injury can be...

Midwives train paramedics in emergency skills

Paramedics from the Greater Toronto Area have been overwhelmingly responsive to the training they have received from midwives in dealing with out-of-hospital birth emergencies....

A new approach to cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention

Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention (CRSP) is a specialized component of chronic vascular disease care. By integrating structured behaviour change interventions like diet, exercise,...

Person Centred Care – Gay Lesbian Transgendered Bi-sexual and Intersexed Population

In the wake of discussions around person centred care and what that means, this seems a good time to talk about acceptance of the...

Diabetes education and outreach reduces long-term complications

The numbers just don’t add up. While the Canadian Diabetes Association estimates one thousand people learn they have diabetes every week, few people are...

Collaborative care enhances lives of patients with diabetes

Joyce Ellis, 73, has been living with diabetes for 12 years. The disease was detected following a routine urine test for a bladder infection....

A team for every patient with diabetes An interdisciplinary approach to a complex, chronic...

Diabetes Mellitus is a chronic illness that requires a lifelong commitment to complex lifestyle modifications involving nutrition management, physical activity, regular self-blood glucose monitoring,...

There’s no fun in H1N1

Who can resist the opportunity to learn more about infection prevention and control and flu prevention when it means participating in the chocolate pudding...

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