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Clinical Articles / BY: Colin Mar, MD, FRCPC January/February 2018
... with screening of RR 0.80 to 0.82.[ 6-8 ] These studies may, however, underestimate the current effectiveness of screening given their ... become clinically apparent before the patient’s death. The issue then is one of results that precipitate overtreatment. The measurement of ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Courtney Young, MBA, MD, FRCPC December 2017
... attention was focused on how QI could favorably affect the issue of medical errors. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) was the catalyst ... often navigate multiple care interfaces and consequently may experience fragmented care and poor outcomes.[ 5 ] This is particularly ...
Clinical Articles / BY: James McKinney, MD, MSc, April 2016
... by Warburton and colleagues in Part 2 of this theme issue. To examine whether low levels of physical activity (below the ... seen in both men and women, and it appears that this benefit may be present for both ischemic and hemor-rhagic stroke.[ 19 ] ...
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: Jean Hlady, MD, FRCPC September 2015
... to social service or criminal investigations. Physicians may be asked to offer an opinion on the cause of a child’s injuries and, in ... including lack of training, discomfort about addressing the issue with families, and previous negative experiences with the child welfare ...
BCCDC / BY: Karen Rideout, PhD, January/February 2014
... of the article published in the January/February 2014 issue ( BCMJ  2014;56:29,46). The BC Centre for Disease Control corrected an ... having enough to eat. Even people depending on soup kitchens may get enough food, but the food they receive is often of poor quality and low ...
GPSC / BY: Bill Cavers, MD April 2013
... Practice Services Committee (GPSC) began work on this issue in 2010 and initially provided funding to three divisions of family ... With the launch of the attachment initiative, any division may now ac­cess funding for attachment initiatives. Given that the focus is ...
Interviews / BY: Jay Draper January/February 2012
... for in those circumstances where it is a direct one-on-one issue or conflict. And yet now that I’m here, I see so many things that the ... thoughts? Members who aren’t involved in the BCMA may wonder what goes on here, and they can be assured that this place is full ...
COHP / BY: Roy Purssell, MD, March 2012
... exactly the positive changes that would be expected. In May 2011, opponents of the new laws launched a legal challenge in the Supreme ... of the immediate roadside prohibition program.  At issue was whether the immediate roadside prohibition program constituted ...
MDs To Be / BY: Katie Wiskar, BSc, October 2012
... whole foods.  In addition to overall diet, the issue of workplace nutrition has recently received some attention. Physicians ... ubiquity of inadequate nutrition among physicians, as they may result in decreased quality of patient care and medical error.  As a ...