Search Tag: Canada

ICU Management

Study: Four Predictors Indicate Mortality Risk in Elderly Patients

2016 20 Sep

Four risk factors comprise an easy-to-remember, objective, and practical Risk Scale that has been developed by a group of Canadian researchers to predict mortality risk at time of ICU admission in patients aged over 80. The researchers hope that following validation the Risk Scale can be used to inform decision-making in these patients, and thus close... Read more

ICU Management

ICU Volume 15 - Issue 4 - 2015

2015 31 Dec

Change content default value Read more

ICU Management

a Canadian Critical Care Knowledge Translation Network (aC3KTion Net)

2015 31 Dec

A Quality Improvement Initiative The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) defines knowledge translation (KT) as:“a dynamic and iterative process that includes the synthesis, dissemination, exchange and ethically-sound application of knowledge to improve the health of Canadians, provide more effective health services and products and strengthen... Read more

ICU Management

Canadian Guidelines on DVT Released

2015 01 Oct

A panel of experts (InterEPID) has released a new Canadian guideline for the diagnosis and management of blood clots, specifically iliofemoral deep vein thrombosis (DVT), in the groin and thigh. The guideline, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), was developed by a team of haematologists, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists,... Read more

ICU Management

Organ Donation Shortfall at Large General Hospitals in Ontario

2013 03 Apr

Organ donation in Ontario is significantly less common at large general hospitals than at hospitals with clinical programs for transplant recipients, which points to missed opportunities to optimize organ donation, according to a study published in CMAJ ( Canadian Medical Association Journal ). To understand whether organ donation rates differed... Read more