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ICYMI: 1 in 4 Ontario women undergoing elective hysterectomy or fibroid removal are anemic, increasing risk of serious complications, but nearly half are not tested first: study by
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ICES 13h
How city health effects your health and happiness
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Krista Lamb 14h
This summer, I'm recapping season 2 of the Podcast. Did you miss on episode 15? Listen now to learn more about population health and and her work at and -
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Ian Kremer Aug 20
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CMAJ_Open Aug 20
The Trillium Drug Plan (Ontario) provides help for people who have high drug costs, compared to their household incomes. Cancer drugs made up <1% of the number of claims to the TDP, but 8% of the costs ($40.1 million in 2017).
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ICES Aug 20
Risk of infection for survivors of childhood leukemia continues after treatment is complete, remaining higher years later: study in
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ICES Aug 20
Abrupt 2016 policy change in Ontario MedsCheck documentation was followed by immediate drop in MedsCheck services in community: study by shows importance of understanding & planning for changes to pharmacy services
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ICES Aug 19
Patients admitted to hospital with small bowel obstruction due to adhesions are at high risk of death within year of admission, suggesting need for increased monitoring: study in by
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ICES Aug 19
New study by Joel Ray et al in suggests that prenatal biochemical screening, primarily used for fetal risk, could also assist in risk prediction of severe maternal illness or death
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ICES Aug 19
Women w schizophrenia more likely to experience a repeat pregnancy within 12 months of giving birth, which can lead to complications for mother and child: study by suggests targeted supports
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Alzheimer Society Aug 19
New study finds significant gender differences in the way Ontario LTC residents with advanced dementia receive care in their final days—men more likely than women to be hospitalized, physically restrained and receive invasive treatment:
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ICES Aug 19
Nursing home study finds men with advanced dementia more likely to be hospitalized: coverage of a new study by and Paula Rochon
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Amit Arya Aug 18
Powerful results from et. al. just published in . As someone who previously used to work as a primary care MD in and now provides consultative in this setting, several thoughts come to mind (see thread).
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SickKids_TheHospital Aug 18
ICYMI: Researchers from SickKids and found that for adolescents with severe mental illness, continuous care with a primary care doctor during transition period to adult care is associated with better outcomes in young adulthood.
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ICES Aug 17
Fee-for-service system doesn’t address need for multidisciplinary team-based care for today’s more complex, older and multi-morbid population: researcher on challenges & need to modernize Ontario’s physician compensation models
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ICES Aug 17
Smoking, drinking, diet and physical activity: how behaviour changes now could give your future self a better chance of life without chronic disease. population-wide study by of in
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ICES Aug 17
Many nursing home residents with advanced dementia receive treatments that could increase distress at the end of life, but better access to palliative care in nursing homes could help: study by in
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ICES Aug 16
Distressing medical procedures and transfers at the end of life are common among nursing home residents with advanced dementia, especially men: coverage of a new study by
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CanSAGE Aug 16
It’s time for some ! 1 in 4 women undergoing an elective hysterectomy/myomectomy have , and this increases the risk of complications. Learn more about the new study led by here:
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ICES Aug 16
Abrupt 2016 policy change in Ontario MedsCheck documentation was followed by immediate drop in MedsCheck services in community: study by shows importance of understanding & planning for changes to pharmacy services
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