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  • Choose Wiser with a Patient Advisor: Sharon Deavitt

    Choose Wiser with a Patient Advisor: Sharon Deavitt

    Studies show that up to 30% of medical care is unnecessary. Choosing Wisely: An Idea […]
    Studies show that up to 30% of medical care is unnecessary. Choosing Wisely: An Idea Worth Spreading, supported by ARTIC (Adopting Research to Improve Care), is empowering patients and families to make informed choices about their care.
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  • How Lawson Researchers are Tracking the Spread of Cancer

    How Lawson Researchers are Tracking the Spread of Cancer

    Dr. Alison Allan, a Lawson scientist in the London Regional Cancer Program, is a national […]
    Dr. Alison Allan, a Lawson scientist in the London Regional Cancer Program, is a national leader in the study of circulating tumour cells (CTCs). Dr. Allan’s lab has developed unique blood tests to track metastasis – the spread of cancer from the original tumour to other sites in the body – by measuring the number of CTCs in a patient’s blood stream.
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  • Simple blood test could save lives after surgery

    Simple blood test could save lives after surgery

    The VISION study, led by Dr. P.J. Devereaux at Hamilton Health Sciences, found that a […]
    The VISION study, led by Dr. P.J. Devereaux at Hamilton Health Sciences, found that a simple blood test could save lives after surgery. "The effects of surgery anywhere in the body create a perfect milieu for damage to heart tissue," said Dr. Devereaux. "We now know that we need to become more involved in care and monitoring after surgery to ensure that patients at risk have the best chance for a good recovery." Read the blog post here.
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  • What is diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA)?

    Managing diabetes can be tricky for the more than 3 million Canadians with the disease. […]
    Managing diabetes can be tricky for the more than 3 million Canadians with the disease. A research team at St. Michael's Hospital created this short, animated video to help Canadians understand and take control of their diabetes. Read more about this project here.
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  • Involving patient partners in research

    Involving patient partners in research

    At Hôpital Montfort, patient partners are involved in research to improve training for the next […]
    At Hôpital Montfort, patient partners are involved in research to improve training for the next generation of healthcare professionals. À Montfort, les patients partenaires participent à de la recherche en vue d’améliorer la formation de la prochaine génération de professionnels de la santé
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  • ARTIC helps expand memory clinics to underserviced Ontario communities

    ARTIC helps expand memory clinics to underserviced Ontario communities

    More than 85 memory clinics have been established by Dr. Linda Lee in Ontario. With […]
    More than 85 memory clinics have been established by Dr. Linda Lee in Ontario. With support from ARTIC, Dr. Lee will train clinicians in an additional 17 clinics in rural, remote and underserviced communities, accelerating the spread of a proven intervention that improves the quality of care for people living with dementia.
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