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Clinical Articles / BY: Joshua Budlovsky, MD, FRCPC March 2017
... The presence of these risk factors suggests the patient may benefit from therapy to prevent fracture, but clinical judgment is key.[ 7 ... and back and joint discomfort.[ 35 ] Dyspepsia is not an issue. Rates of severe adverse reactions such as atypical femur fracture, ...
COHP / BY: Tania Morrison, MHSc, RD June 2017
... going without food.[ 1 ] Research shows that families may use strategies such as delaying payments for bills or rent or terminating ... impact food insecurity as they cannot address the issue of poverty.[ 4,6,7 ] Physicians can support their patients to ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Barbara N. Morrison, BHK May 2016
... have one additional cardiovascular risk factor.[ 6 ] The issue of cardiovascular pre-participation screening has been the topic of ... and elevated lipid levels.[ 12 ] Psychological stress may contribute to CVD risk by activating the sympathetic nervous system. ...
Interviews / BY: Joanne Jablkowski September 2014
... The entire system is never going to be fixed--as soon as one issue is addressed, major or minor, something else crops up. I enjoy tackling ... I find that if you hear people out and you work together, it may take more time, but when you achieve a consensus decision it's a stronger ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Gil Kimel, MSc June 2014
... HF mortality.[ 5 ] Serum b-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) may be helpful for prognostication as well, since BNP levels correlate with HF ... a revised version of the article published in the June 2014 issue ( BCMJ  2014;56:224-229). The authors corrected an error that appeared ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Alison Granger-Brown, MA, December 2012
... and increase motivation for change—something that may be sustained after release from prison. Women in BC’s federal ... initiative By Amy Salmon and Jeanine Thompson From 2005 to 2007 a partnership be­tween BC Corrections, the Ministry of Children ... 25 ]  Infant safety has not been reported as an issue in numerous countries where prison infant and mother health initiatives ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Margot Davis, MD, September 2010
... by the Framingham algorithms.[ 16 ]  To address this issue, a number of other risk-prediction algorithms have been created. The ... certain ethnic groups, the Framingham risk model may underserve women.  Studies have suggested that the classic risk ...
Editorials / BY: Susan E. Haigh, MD October 2010
... small. Without effective intervention, though, they may well become staggering in the future. Preventing childhood obesity in ... in dietary and lifestyle habits. This is a very complex issue and intervention must take place at a number of levels—the family, ...
Clinical Articles / BY: David N. Landsberg, MD, May 2010
... (LAD). After initial research probing societal views on this issue,[ 9 ] the first LAD transplant was perform­ed in 2005.  In this ... to protect both the re­cipient and the donor. LAD kidneys may be given to a patient at the top of the wait list, or used in the donor ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Marc W. Deyell, MD, FRCPC, June 2010
... However, some individuals with better-tolerated VT may be amenable to antiarrhythmic therapy or to ablation without the need for ... Table 1 . ICDs for primary prevention The issue of which patients should receive an ICD for the primary prevention of SCD ...