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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 ... indicators at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress in October 2016. This was an exciting achievement, but it highlights the ...
Obituaries / BY: Doug Blackman, MD, September 2015
... Dr Morris VanAndel was born in Arnhem, Netherlands, on 12 October 1943, the fifth of seven children. The family immigrated to Canada in ... the table, making the way clear to a fair resolution of the issue at hand. Dr VanAndel epitomized what one expected of a ...
COHP / BY: Roy Purssell, MD, March 2012
... annually in alcohol-related motor vehicle crashes. From 1 October 2010 to 30 September 2011, there were 68 alcohol-related motor vehicle ... of the immediate roadside prohibition program.  At issue was whether the immediate roadside prohibition program constituted ...
Editorials / BY: Robert D. Levy, MD, FRCPC, May 2010
... in many aspects of transplantation at that time. In October 1985, the BC Ministry of Health announced the formation of the British ... Transplantation update The following articles in this issue of the BC Medical Journal are intended to provide a practical ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Marc W. Deyell, MD, FRCPC, June 2010
... Michel Mirowski Mieczyslaw (Michel) Mirowski was born 14 October 1924 in Warsaw, Poland.[ 4 ] The story of his early life is nothing ... Table 1 . ICDs for primary prevention The issue of which patients should receive an ICD for the primary prevention of SCD ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Stephen Wheeler, MD, October 2009
... ambulance services have wrestled with how to deal with this issue. Some programs have developed a policy of excluding all psychiatric ... Ambulance Service Provincial Medical Leadership Council in October 2008 for approval. Since the criteria were approved, they have been ...
WorkSafeBC / BY: Peter Rothfels, MD October 2008
... factors involved. Accuracy is another important issue. Please ensure that records sent to WorkSafeBC contain the name of only ... New regulation regarding medical sharps Effective 1 October 2008 any medical sharp—including sutures, scalpels, and ...
News / BY: Geraldine Vance, APR, September 2007
... Part 1 and 2 has also been revised and is included in this issue’s polybag.  The Antenatal Record Part 1 and 2 (BCPHP [HLTH] 1582 ... information seminars around the province in September and October. In addition to reviewing the Core-Plus Plan, Ms Braid will answer your ...
Index December 2007
... items are noted by abbreviations. Location of article is by issue number followed by beginning page number. Albrecht J: Dr Reginald ... out of the gate (op) 7:353; EMR program update (pu) 7:373; October musings (op) 8:422; The BCMA responds (c) 9:475; What the new Physician ...
News / BY: Fiona Youatt, October 2006
... the monthly editions of e-News. Please note that as this issue of the Journal went to print, the Agreement was still in a draft format. ... new emergency medicine service contract rates effective 1 October 2006. • Determine criteria for placement of physicians within the ...