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Clinical Articles / BY: Daniel J. Lithwick, MHA, April 2016
... to screening without an ECG. Finally, potential differences may have existed within the study populations: the athletes undergoing ... (0.9%).[ 13 ] High false-positive rates have also been an issue in screening with history and physical examination. Ullah and colleagues ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Alister Frayne, MD, December 2015
... developed. Often dubbed “walk-in care,” such a system may address the issue of timely access but often fails to offer continuity of care and does not ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Sandi Culo, BScOT, MD, FRCPC, October 2011
... and safety are often needed. The older person in question may ignore medical advice, refuse facility placement, experience exploitation, ... If you suspect abuse or neglect, be forthright about the issue. Many older adults will feel a sense of relief rather than anger.  ...
COHP / BY: Brian F. Russell, MD, September 2011
... 1 ] However, mounting evidence suggests that vitamin D may also influence cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, cancer, ... to assist physicians in managing this important health issue ( www.cps.ca/english/statements/ii/fnim07-01.htm ).  —Brian F. ...
News July/August 2010
... in BC over a 4-year period. Published in the June issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology, the UBC study examined all deliveries in BC ... system. The researchers suggest potential reasons may include the differences in practitioners’ responses to similar medical ...
Premise / BY: Judith Marois, April 2010
Whether to accept gifts from patients is a thorny issue, made even more fraught in the psychiatric context. Here is an ... to the physician’s service, significant monetary gifts may imply that the patient is offering the physician a tip. This can lead ... among the Canadian provinces that the CMA Code of Ethics (2004) and the CMA Charter for Physicians (1999) are the foundation for ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Jeffrey M. Pike, MD, MPH, FRCSC July/August 2008
... are rare in adults and make up about one-half of all soft  issue sarcomas in children. Young adults show a greater prevalence of synovial ... de­letion affecting the tumor-suppressor gene p53 and may lead to a higher risk of rhabdomyosarcoma, early onset  of breast cancer, ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Jason Andrade, MD, FRCPC, June 2008
... itself.[ 26 , 27 ]  Like CKD, part of this risk may be due to a commonality of risk factors, but after adjusting for age, ... However, two studies from 2002 directly addressed this issue.  A large meta-analysis by Salpeter and colleagues concluded that ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Farsheed Hedayati-Vala, MD, July/August 2008
... are often required to perform these procedures.  The issue of how we define a “well-trained” family physician endoscopist is a  ... withdraw the scope from the cecum, and that using less time may result in a higher miss rate for small neoplasms. In larger centres, taking ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Pat G. Camp, MSc, PT, March 2008
... for BC and Canada is challenging, as the symptoms of COPD may not be present until airflow obstruction, a key feature of this disease, is ... do match findings from other studies that have explored the issue of underdiagnosis. In the United States, data from the National Health ...