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Don’t let new health technologies catch you off guard

With an ever increasing number of medical technologies being developed every year, this is truly an exciting era of medical innovation. But, it can...

Promising treatments for the healing of diabetic foot ulcers

The number of Canadians with #diabetes is rapidly increasing. According to the Canadian Diabetes Association, more than 20 Canadians are diagnosed with the disease...

Smart-e-Pants for preventing pressure ulcers: A stimulating idea

#Pressure ulcers, or bedsores, are a serious health problem for many patients. For those with reduced mobility or sensation — such as patients who...

What’s on the 2015 Top 10 List of Game-Changing Health Technologies?

With so many emerging drugs, medical devices, and procedures coming to market, how can health professionals, administrators, and patients identify the ones that could...

Surgical techniques on the horizon

The fast pace of surgical innovation means new surgical technologies are constantly coming onto the market. Many of these innovations are less-invasive alternatives to...

Understanding generic drugs

Your hospital formulary likely includes a large number of generic drugs. Generics provide good value for money and can free up budget for newer...

Making the cut: Reducing the risk of surgical site infections

Any surgery carries with it some degree of risk, and a significant one is the risk of developing an infection at an incision site....

Continuing Medical Education and CADTH: Effective CME from an unexpected source

Continuing medical education, or CME, has come a long way in recent years. At one time CME, also known as ‘continuing professional development’ (CPD),...

Sizing up the evidence: Treatment options for Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH)

Around this time of year we start to hear a lot about one specific area of men’s bodies: the prostate (and yes – the...

Proton Pump Inhibitors: Are we doing no harm?

Ongoing stomach and digestive problems can be miserable for patients – and are a common cause for visits to a health care professional. Patients...

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