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Letters / BY: Lorne Verhulst, MD January/February 2018
... If changes to the Payment Schedule are sought (e.g., a new form fee), they must go through the Negotiations Committee. The Medicare ... medically necessary; two, completing the Special Authority form is a matter related to the rendering of the benefit. Also, section C. ... Letters Re: Am I overservicing my patients? Author replies ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Courtney Young, MBA, MD, FRCPC December 2017
... was an engineer, mathematician, physicist, statistician, author, professor, and consultant who is perhaps best known for his work in ... referral process to improve patient care. A single form (the Vancouver Coastal/Providence Health Care Regional Cardiology Referral ...
Premise May 2017
... directly to provide a sense of their messages, reading each author’s book in its entirety will result in fuller understanding. I hope  ... patient’s by embarking on a futile course of action—“a form of medical ‘doing something’ to deny the hovering presence of ...
Special Feature / BY: Benjamin Millar, MD, March 2016
... activities.  Social media can be considered a special form of online CPD by introducing additionally novel educational principles ... Social media in emergency medicine Dr Mike Cadogan, an author at the popular Australian blog/website Life in the Fast Lane (LITFL), ...
Articles / BY: Derek Plausinis, MASC, MD, FRCSC December 2016
... arthropathy Postcapsulorrhaphy arthropathy is a form of secondary arthritis that can develop after a shoulder stabilization ... a prolonged period of no walker use (ideally 3 months in the author’s opinion). Patients who cannot comply with postoperative ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Margaret Colbourne, MD, FRCPC October 2015
... clear clinical evidence of direct trauma to the head in the form of bruises, cephalohematoma, and skull fractures. Technological advances ... in the October 2015 issue ( BCMJ  2015;57:331-335). The author corrected an error that appeared on pages 331, 332, and 334. The ...
COHP / BY: Bill Mackie, MD May 2012
... dead zones where no life can survive.  The irony, this author tells us, is that the large food companies control almost all as­pects ... These foods are unneeded in our diets and in refined form, such as high fructose corn syrup, contribute significantly to our growing ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Peter K.Y. Chan, MD, FRCPC, October 2011
... shown favorable res­ponses, but the lack of a parenteral form for patients refusing oral medications limits their usefulness. Atypical ... experiencing delirium. Acknowledgments The author wishes to thank Dr Robert Hewko for his review of the manuscript. ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Stacy L. Elliott, MD, November 2011
... innervation, reducing nNO. Ra­di­cal prostatectomy in any form (open, laparoscopic, or robotic) often results in ED despite good ... practice in the ED world. Acknowledgments The author acknowledges her colleagues at the BC Centre for Sexual Medicine at ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Keith M. Laycock, MB, ChB (Edin), MCFP, Dip Sport Med, March 2011
... designated under the neurology section of the assessment form is the Mini-Mental State Exam (MMSE). However, there are differences both ... component of a fitness to drive assessment. The view of this author is that driver assessment should be or­ganized and run under provincial ...