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Medical assistance in dying (MAID) was legalized in Canada in 2016 As of July 2017 approximately 2149 patients have accessed MAID There remains no national-level data on the perspectives of future physicians about MAID or its changing legal status We provide evidence from a national survey of Canadian medical students about their opinions intentions and concerns about MAID The scale scope coverage and capability of childbirth care Previous Article Beyond too little too late and too much too soon: a pathway towards evidence-based respectful maternity care worldwide Summary All women should have access to high quality maternity services—but what do we know about the health care available to and used by women? With a focus on low-income and middle-income

Are service and patient indicators different in the

Objectives To evaluate the impact of nurse practitioner (NP) service in Australian public hospital emergency departments (EDs) on service and patient safety and quality indicators Design and setting Cohort study comprising ED presentations (July 2013–June 2014) for a random sample of hospitals stratified by state/territory and metropolitan versus non-metropolitan location and a

In this paper we describe the potential of simulation to improve hospital responses to the COVID-19 crisis We provide tools which can be used to analyse the current needs of the situation explain how simulation can help to improve responses to the crisis what the key issues are with integrating simulation into organisations and what to focus on when conducting simulations

We reviewed the full text of the remaining 157 papers Ninety-two studies were excluded because they focused on clinical data (32) described tools for data sharing but no barriers (14) described data sharing but no barriers (35) focused on research data instead of public health data (10) or focused on animal health (1) Sixty-five studies were finally included in this review All of these

This study sought to identify factors associated with health service utilisation by individuals with mental disorders in a Canadian catchment area To be included in the study participants had to be aged between 15 and 65 and reside in the study location Data was collected randomly from June to December 2009 by specially trained interviewers A comprehensive set of variables (including

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Antenatal depression in socially high

Background: Antenatal depression is potentially deleterious to the mother and baby Canadian Aboriginal women have an increased risk for living in poverty family violence and substance use however little is known about antenatal depression in this group The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and correlates of depression in socially high-risk mostly Aboriginal pregnant women

The aim was to review the literature to identify the most effective methods for creating a representative sample of refugee and asylum seeker groups living in the community to participate in health and mental health survey research A systematic search of academic and grey literature was conducted for relevant literature with 'hidden' groups published between January 1995 and January 2016

This study sought to identify factors associated with health service utilisation by individuals with mental disorders in a Canadian catchment area To be included in the study participants had to be aged between 15 and 65 and reside in the study location Data was collected randomly from June to December 2009 by specially trained interviewers A comprehensive set of variables (including

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Pregnancy and infant loss has a pervasive impact on families health systems and communities During and after loss compassionate individualized and skilled support from professionals and organizations is important but often lacking Historically little has been known about how families in Ontario access existing care and supports around the time of their loss and their experiences of

The objective of this study is to evaluate toxicity and cosmetic outcome in breast cancer patients treated with adjuvant hypo fractionated radiotherapy to the whole breast and to identify the risk factors for toxicity Two hundred twelve women with early breast cancer underwent conserving surgery were enrolled in the study The patients received 40 05 Gy in 15 daily fractions 2 67 Gy per

In February 2015 the Supreme Court of Canada struck down the ban on medical assistance in dying (MAiD) In June 2016 the federal government passed Bill C-14 permitting MAiD Current medical students will be the first physician cohort to enter a system permissive of MAiD and may help to ensure equitable access to care This study assessed medical student views on MAiD factors influencing

A survey of health professional education in Ontario Canada C Nadine Wathen 1 Masako Tanaka 2 Cristina Catallo 3 Adrianne C Lebner 4 M Kinneret Friedman 5 Mark D Hanson 2 Clare Freeman 6 Susan M Jack 3 Ellen Jamieson 2 Harriet L MacMillan 2 7 the McMaster IPV Education Research Team BMC Medical Education volume 9 Article number: 34 (2009) Cite this article 11k Accesses 19

Predictive value of clinical indices in detecting

OBJECTIVES (1) To evaluate the predictive value of a detailed clinical screening of aspiration in patients withneurological diseases both with and without symptoms of dysphagia taking videofluoroscopy as the gold standard (2) to assess the existence of risk factors for silent aspiration measuring the cost-benefit ratio of radiological examination

The Integrated Nutrition Pathway for Acute Care (INPAC) is an evidence and consensus based pathway developed to guide health care professionals in the prevention detection and treatment of malnutrition in medical and surgical patients From 2015 to 2017 the More-2-Eat implementation project (M2E) used a participatory action research approach to determine the feasibility and evaluate the

The use of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) is increasing especially in the management of cancer patients [1 2] PICCs can be fitted at the bedside by nurse-led teams they are safer and more cost-effective than other central venous catheters (CVCs) [3 4 5] Despite the benefits PICC insertion has been shown to increase the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) particularly arm

In analyzing the data and developing recommendations and supporting text the writing committee uses evidence-based methodologies developed by the Task Force 1 The Class of Recommendation (COR) is an estimate of the size of the treatment effect considering risks versus benefits in addition to evidence and/or agreement that a given treatment or procedure is or is not useful/effective or in

Acute lateral ankle ligament sprains (LALS) are a common injury seen by many different clinicians Knowledge translation advocates that clinicians use Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) to aid clinical decision making and apply evidence-based treatment The quality and consistency of recommendations from these CPGs are currently unknown The aims of this systematic review are to find and

ICUs are an essential but expensive part of all modern hospitals With increasingly limited healthcare funding methods to reduce expenditure without negatively influencing patient outcomes are therefore of interest One possible solution has been the development of 'intermediate care units' which provide more intensive monitoring and patient management with higher nurse:patient ratios

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Method: This double-blind randomized controlled trial was conducted in four Canadian centers over three winter seasons Patients met DSM–IV criteria for major depressive disorder with a seasonal (winter) pattern and had scores ≥23 on the 24-item Hamilton Depression Rating Scale After a baseline observation week eligible patients were randomly assigned to 8 weeks of double-blind

Modelling suggested that volume of non-resuscitation fluids could be reduced by 2840 (1270–4900) ml during the first 5 days of admission to the ICU mainly through reducing maintenance fluids Non-resuscitation fluids constitute the major fraction of fluids administered in the ICU to patients suffering from septic shock and may represent the largest modifiable target to reduce fluid overload