In Part 2 we address four challenging syndromes known as the four Ds in geriatrics: dementia (classified in DSM-5 as major neurocognitive disorder), delirium, depression, and drug-related problems.
By the time this April issue is published, the February BCMJ cruise-and-learn to the Baja peninsula will be long past.
I do not agree with Dr Dhanda that “all the eye health services provided by optometrists are provided by ophthalmologists and at no charge to the patient” [BCMJ 2016;58:548].
Primary care in BC desperately needs to be improved.
Many of the points raised by Dr Wade are well made, but his analysis does not reflect progress made over the last 2 years in response to these concerns.
Addressing concerns with the implementation of the privileging process and the administrative burden placed on new graduates.
If you look at where Canada ranks on a 2015 report from the Commonwealth Fund, you’ll find us disconcertingly at the bottom when ranked on matters of access to care, quality of care, and patient safety.
By the time you read this I will be more than halfway through my term as president.