Category: Medical Dispatches
Nov 10 2017
Getting on top of antimicrobial resistance: how to make a business case for an inpatient antimicrobial stewardship program
Nicole Le Saux is Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Ottawa * As physicians we should be concerned about the inappropriate use of antibiotics....
Nov 05 2017
Barbara Zelek is Associate Professor and Co-Chair for the Section of Family Medicine at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine Marathon, a rural community on the North shore of...
Mar 02 2017
Did you hear about Chris’s mint condition 1963 Shelby Cobra? Mechanics say he didn’t check the oil for decades, and the engine just seized one day on the way to...
Oct 25 2016
Stuart Nicholls is a Clinical Investigator and Methodologist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute and Methodologist at the Ontario Child Health Support Unit (OCHSU). He recently attended...
Sep 21 2016
Dr Rod Bergh is a general pediatrician who has practiced medicine since the early 1960s. I have practiced Pediatrics for most of the 59 years since I graduated from...
Sep 07 2016
Dr Genevieve Gabb is a Senior Staff Specialist in General Medicine at the Royal Adelaide Hospital in Australia; she also works at the Veterans Heart Clinic, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw...
Aug 22 2016
Daniela Steyn is a Family Physician in Ontario Alumni of The Graduate Institute Geneva include former Secretary-General of the United Nations Kofi Annan. It seemed to me to be...
Aug 10 2016
Bill Cuddihy is a former Chief Medical Officer of Athletics Ireland and has been a member of the Anti-Doping Committee of Irish Sports Council since 2007 The doping problem is...
Aug 09 2016
Boxing, brain damage and head protection: why aren’t the boxers at the Olympics wearing head guards?
Mike Loosemore is Lead Consultant Sports Physician at the English Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health; he is currently at the Rio 2016 Olympics Have you noticed that the male...
Aug 02 2016
Medical Football Team Canada returns from Barcelona with a 14th Place International Ranking and a research award
Paul Dhillon is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Academic Family Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan Twenty-two physicians from across Canada recently left their examination rooms and operating theaters behind for...