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Premise / BY: Martin C. Wale, BM BS, FRCPath, MBA March 2017
... additional supports (training, simulation experience, etc.) may be required to maintain currency in the context of service requirements. Where collection of data is an issue, this should be raised in that conversation.  —Martin C. Wale, BM ...
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 ...
Point Counterpoint / BY: Bonnie Henry, MD, FRCPC December 2016
... to those they care for, and they do work while sick and may transmit influenza while asymptomatically shedding virus.[ 10 ] The ... the arbitrator in Ontario that Mr Offley quotes) is on the issue of whether there is any additional benefit to an individual wearing a ...
Point Counterpoint / BY: Will Offley, RN December 2016
... are not the same thing. There are many ways an individual may be infected with influenza despite having had the annual vaccination. As an ... and in the absence of an outbreak.”[ 12 ] Also at issue is the practical matter of wearing masks. It appears that coercion is at ...
MDs To Be / BY: Ben Chan, BSc, January/February 2016
... to numerous avenues to introduce great change. Some changes may be for the better (such as Dr Semmelweis’s pioneering work with ... to support your work, even if they are passionate about the issue. The goal should also be specific enough for you to be able to gauge if ...
News / BY: George Szasz, CM, MD March 2015
... seeking literary works described in the September 2014 issue ( BCMJ  2014;56:349 ) is meant to honor existing literary works of ... meantime, an information seeker visiting abcbookworld.com may search for the key words “physician author” to find the current list, ...
Editorials / BY: Margaret Colbourne, MD, FRCPC September 2015
... physicians of their legal obligation to report a child who may be in need of protection, as well as guiding them through specific ... of these children. This is the first of a two-part theme issue on child maltreatment. The first article is a brief update on the ...
WorkSafeBC / BY: Clayton Chmelik, December 2015
... As part of this process the claim owner or medical advisor may contact you to confirm the worker’s current symptoms, discuss treatment ... WorkSafeBC article published in the January/February 2013 issue of the  BCMJ  (2013:55;17), available online at  ...
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 ...
Letters June 2014
... Of interest to you might be an article published in the May 2009 issue of the  Journal of the American College of Surgeons .[ 1 ] It is the ...