Health News Recap

Health News Recap

Roger Collier | CMAJ | January 12, 2017 Ontario has a new health network dedicated to community-led health research in Indigenous communities. More than half of the people participating in the Indigenous Mentorship Network Program of Ontario, which involves 13...
Health News Recap

Health News Recap

Roger Collier | CMAJ | December 15, 2017 The Framework on Palliative Care in Canada Act (Bill C-277) received Royal Assent and became law. It calls for a cohesive national plan to ensure Canadians in every province have access to high-quality palliative care. Deceased...
A short history of pain management

A short history of pain management

A short history of pain management Roger Collier | CMAJ | December 14, 2017 Historically, medicine has turned to drugs to eliminate, relieve or reduce pain in patients. Part one of a series on pain management There is perhaps nothing as simultaneously useful and...
Health News Recap

Health News Recap

Roger Collier | CMAJ | December 1, 2017 Emergency department wait times increased 11% in 2016–17 and are up 15% from five years ago, reported the Canadian Institute for Health Information. Ninety percent of visits were completed within 32.6 hours, up from 29.3 hours...

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