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Editorials / BY: Willem R. Vroom, MD May 2018
... with government on initiatives such as the General Practice Services and Specialist Services committees, there are many poorly ...
COHP / BY: Kathleen Cadenhead, MD, June 2018
... choose probiotic supplements may become common in clinical practice.  Patients also ask about the relationship between nutrients such ...
Obituaries / BY: Alan Burris, MD March 2018
... in 1952 and joined the Burris Clinic. Stewart loved the practice of medicine, and over the next 4 decades he delighted in providing ...
News January/February 2018
... Dr Yvonne Sin. Dr Sin is a second-year UBC family practice resident who intends to practise full-service family medicine in the ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Colin Mar, MD, FRCPC January/February 2018
... False-positives in screening mammography are inherent to the practice. In 2015 the positive predictive value in the SMP for first screens ... examination, there is no recommendation for or against this practice in asymptomatic women. Finally, the policy recommends against ...
COHP / BY: Helen Thi, BA March 2018
... in the driver’s own vehicle. Impact on clinical practice With the change to the ERA, DriveABLE assessments will no longer ...
Letters / BY: Lorne Verhulst, MD January/February 2018
The Medical Services Commission (MSC), not the Patterns of Practice Committee, has regulatory authority over the MSC Payment Schedule. If ... first resort. —Lorne Verhulst, MD Chair, Patterns of Practice Committee Letters Re: Am I overservicing my patients? Author ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Ekua Yorke, MD, FRCSC April 2018
... smelling stools have limited the use of BPD-DS in clinical practice and extensive long-term follow-up is needed. BPD-DS is performed at ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Christine Wilson, MD, FRCPC January/February 2018
... expected to have the ability to: •    Audit biopsy practice.  •    Coordinate multidisciplinary rounds (in person or by ... information required to measure performance and audit practice.[ 7 ] Coordinated care benefits In 2009 the Rapid ...
Obituaries / BY: J.E. Albrecht, MD March 2018
... Shaw at the Elgin Medical Clinic, Yan started a solo general practice in Coquitlam in December 1961. Thus began his amazing medical career. ... term punctuality almost ceased to exist in his vocabulary, practice, and family life. Common were calls to Jean that he would be late for ...