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News / BY: Shaila Jiwa, RN, BScN, MScPPH, June 2018
... eliminate TB.  —Shaila Jiwa, BScN, RN, MScPPH Senior Practice Leader, Clinical Prevention Services BC Centre for Disease Control ...
Obituaries / BY: D.C. Matheson, MD, FRCSC May 2018
... of the medical school at UBC in 1954. He did a few years of practice with his boyhood friend, Dr Hugh Pontifex, mostly in Merritt. He loved ...
Special Feature July/August 2018
... and skills that I wanted to keep as part of my future practice. I loved Montreal and learned French while I was there so that I could ... in the last year: through our participation in the General Practice Services Committee, Doctors of BC is influential in shaping the ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Amie Padilla-Thornton, MD, FRCPC January/February 2018
... evaluation. Finally, because of slight variations in local practice, referring physicians should be aware of the role they play in helping ...
Billing Tips / BY: Lorne Verhulst, MD January/February 2018
In March 2017, the Patterns of Practice Committee (POPC) embarked on a new journey by providing educational ... to thank all Doctors of BC staff, the Patterns of Practice Committee members, and the Billing Integrity Program for their support ... groups. —Lorne Verhulst, MD Chair, Patterns of Practice Committee Some comments from the CME sessions held in 2017:   ...
College Library / BY: Karen MacDonell, PhD, MLIS April 2018
Clinical practice guidelines are “statements that include recommendations intended to ... recently been well described by D. Etches in This Changed My Practice.[ 2 ] Given that many guidelines are created outside of the ... medlib@cpsbc.ca or view a list of guideline sources on our Practice Guidelines page. —Karen MacDonell, PhD, MLIS Director, Library ...
President's Comment / BY: Trina Larsen Soles, MD March 2018
... 30% of my classmates were women. My first rural practice elective after my second year of medical school was in an entirely ... “that new lady doctor” in town! And again, when I began practice I was the only woman in my clinic. I can still remember the look on ...
President's Comment / BY: Trina Larsen Soles, MD January/February 2018
... to tackle this challenge, and networks and communities of practice are one of the innovative solutions. One such network is the Child ... experiences (ACEs) and introducing trauma informed–practice and policy, more recently in collaboration with colleagues in Alberta, ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Jon Havelock, MD, FRCSC May 2018
... system can be somewhat impractical in everyday clinical practice, and will be affected by a patient’s recent waxing, shaving, or ...
WorkSafeBC / BY: Ben Jong, MD April 2018
... on the degree of displacement.[ 3 ] The authors’ practice is to clinically attempt a reduction of the AC joint to help discern a ...