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Clinical Articles / BY: F. Michelle Sutter, MD, FRCSC March 2018
... to recommend adjuvant radiation is influenced by the type of surgery performed, whether breast conserving surgery (BCS) or ... to radiation therapy made easier with the opening of the BC Cancer Centre for the North in Prince George in 2012, patient choice of ... ultrasound in clinically node-negative patients. This practice may evolve as we continue to gain long-term experience with ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Jeanine C. Marshall, MD, FRCPC September 2017
... antibiotics. She is found to have poorly controlled type 2 diabetes and borderline nutritional status. The unit physiotherapist has ... the legislation in British Columbia has led to variations in practice from one physician to another and across regions. While many prefer ...
BCCDC / BY: Christine Halpert, RN, BSN, MA, December 2014
... reactions to these boosters and provide recommendations for practice. Prominent local reactions are more common in the cohort of ... unclear; however, they are thought to be related to Arthus-type reactions[ 1,3 ] or to greater cell-mediated immunity stimulated by ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Nevio Cimolai, MD, FRCPC March 2012
... antibiotic requests and hence use.[ 2 ] The medical practice audit is a powerful tool for altering clinical ap­proaches and ... who received an antibiotic prescription) questioned the type of antibiotic prescribed. One patient with mental health problems ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Stacy L. Elliott, MD, November 2011
... and can mean other sexual activities such as solo practice (masturbation), partner activity with either gender, or other ... will also require higher doses of the phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitors such as sildenafil (Viagra), vardenafil (Levitra, ... The author acknowledges her colleagues at the BC Centre for Sexual Medicine at Vancouver Coastal Health as well as Dr Larry ...
Physician Information Technology Office / BY: Jeremy Smith, May 2010
... inbox, ready for review, and can be sorted by date, type, patient, or normal/abnormal condition.  Whether at the office, home, ... directly to their EMR. Through PITO Community of Practice initiatives, physicians in several BC communities are sending secure ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Megan Isaac-Renton, BSc, July/August 2010
... where F. tularensis is isolated from an appropriate specimen type, where a fourfold increase in titre is demonstrated.  Although a ... high risk of pulmonary tularemia.[ 9 ] Clinical practice implications   There are different clinical presentations of ...
Clinical Articles / BY: Jeffrey M. Pike, MD, MPH, FRCSC July/August 2008
... BC Cancer Agency (BCCA). Considering there are 111 family practice physicians per 100000 people in British Columbia,[ 5 ] less than 1% ... are almost always seen in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1, an autosomal dominant syndrome that is related to an abnormality of a ...
News July/August 2007
... Agreement news update GPSC Practice support program The workshops held earlier this summer were ... province repeatedly stated that this program provided the type of support they needed and made them feel more committed to continuing to ...
News / BY: David R. Richardson, MD November 2006
... in rural areas, have the highest occurrence of this type of risky behavior. Because of the decentralization and multidisciplinary ... that have catalyzed significant changes in clinical practice. Their revolutionary work has had an impact on areas ranging from the ...