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Obituaries / BY: Alan Burris, MD March 2018
... next 4 decades he delighted in providing medical care to the people of Kamloops and surrounding areas. With the assistance of many nurses, ...
News / BY: Shaila Jiwa, RN, BScN, MScPPH, June 2018
... public health threat.[ 1 ] In 2016, about 10 million people fell ill with TB, and about 1.7 million died worldwide from the ... infectious-disease killer globally and the leading killer of people living with HIV.[ 3 ]  Approximately one-quarter of the world’s ...
Editorials / BY: David B. Chapman, MBChB July/August 2018
... administration of health care. Unfortunately though, the people charged with deciding how health care dollars are spent are not the people who actually provide the health care. Those of us on the front lines ...
President's Comment / BY: Eric Cadesky, MDCM, CCFP, FCFP October 2018
... 1.    Recognize that the health care system and the people it cares for are complex. Complex systems evolve over time, and ... person but not another, or it may cause side effects. How people react to the same infection, treatment, or trauma is variable and ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Keith G. Dawson, MD, PhD, FRCPC November 2018
... rate of type 2 diabetes is 8.8%,[ 1 ] with Indigenous people being disproportionally affected.[ 2 ] In Canada, the prevalence rate ... in women.[ 3 ] It is predicted that one in two Indigenous people in their 20s will develop diabetes at some point in life.[ 3 ] The ...
BCCDC / BY: Emma Cumming, MSc January/February 2018
... Beach on English Bay. Crowds have grown from around 10 000 people in 2012 to 40 000 in 2017.[ 2,3 ] After noticing a high volume of ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Ali Zentner, MD, FRCPC April 2018
... most have attended seminars preoperatively and talked with people who have had the surgery. Very infrequently, intellectual testing is ...
BCCDC / BY: Monika Naus, MD, MHSc, FRCPC, FACPM September 2018
... post-herpetic neuralgia (PHN). PHN is more common in older people, affecting 4% to 15% of zoster cases in people aged 50 to 59, 7% to 26% of cases in people aged 60 to 69, and 14% to ...
Editorials / BY: David R. Richardson, MD November 2018
... a good thing?” “My advice is to hang out with people who get the flu shot and stay away from the sickies. That’s what I ...
MDs To Be / BY: Justin Burton, MSc, UBC Medicine, Class of 2018 January/February 2018
... services to approximately 15 000 predominantly Indigenous people spread throughout roughly 100 villages. The Missionary Sisters of Our ... affected by cataracts or pterygium, and showed that the people in the Napo region had to contend with more than poverty and a lack of ...