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ICU Management

Canadian Guidelines on DVT Released

2015 01 Oct

A panel of experts (InterEPID) has released a new Canadian guideline for the diagnosis and management of blood clots, specifically iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis (DVT), in the groin and thigh. The guideline, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), was developed by a team of haematologists, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists,... Read more

IMAGING Management

Appropriateness of Spinal Imaging Use in Canada

2013 17 May

A recently published study funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research looks at the appropriateness of spinal imaging in Canada, against a background of increasing costs of diagnostic imaging, and the need to find efficiencies.  An estimated 50–80 percent of the adult population will experience spine related complaints such as low back... Read more

Cardiology Management

GE Healthcare Supports Canadian Heart Patients at Home

2013 07 May

Albertans living with heart failure will have their conditions monitore from home as part of a new home health care pilot project in Alberta, Canada,  a collaboration between the Government of Alberta, Alberta Health Services, GE Healthcare and GE Canada. Canadian provinces are exploring new models of care to address issues around capacity for... Read more

ICU Management

Organ Donation Shortfall at Large General Hospitals in Ontario

2013 03 Apr

Organ donation in Ontario is significantly less common at large general hospitals than at hospitals with clinical programs for transplant recipients, which points to missed opportunities to optimize organ donation, according to a study published in CMAJ ( Canadian Medical Association Journal ). To understand whether organ donation rates differed... Read more

IMAGING Management

The Job Market for Radiologists in Canada

2013 15 Mar

Author Prof. David Koff Chair, Department of Radiology McMaster University Chief of Diagnostic Imaging Hamilton Health Sciences Hamilton, Canada Editorial Board Member IMAGING Management There are 2100 radiologists in Canada. Approximately 90 residents graduate each year in Canada. The number of Canadian Resident Matching... Read more