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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 ...
Letters / BY: Barry Munn, MD, December 2014
... An emerging medical and public health concern” in the October issue ( BCMJ  2014;56:386-390 ) raises many interesting points, and I ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Zamil Karim, MD, FRCPC, October 2013
... chart review was conducted from 1 September to 31 October 2010 at two teaching hospitals in Vancouver, BC. This quality assurance ... prescribed might have been excessive.  On the issue of informed consent, the judge believed that a reasonable person with the ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Nevio Cimolai, MD, FRCPC March 2012
... for two similar time periods in 2010: for 1 September to 1 October 51% of viral isolates were possibly rhinoviruses and 1.4% were ... ] provides a structure for assessment:  I. Question or issue created; assess resources. II. Acquire information and learning ...
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 ...
Letters / BY: R.M. Preshaw, MD March 2011
... blood test in colorectal cancer screening,[ 1 ] but I take issue here with the implication that screening for colorectal cancer is ... PEI, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, or the Yukon. On 4 October 2010, British prime minister David Cameron announced an extra $100 ...
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 ...
Physician Information Technology Office / BY: Jeremy Smith, December 2009
... the summer months and 70 to 80 per month in September and October, and is projected to be well over 100 per month starting in November. ... see  www.pito.bc.ca/specialists  and refer to previous issue of the BCMJ.[ 2 , 3 ] Private Physician Network In parallel ...
News July/August 2007
... Enrollment under the Core-Plus Plan from 1 September to 31 October. Stay tuned—more details about the Open Enrollment will be coming your way in the September issue of the  BCMJ. —Sandie Braid, CEBS Assistant Director, ...
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 ...