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2012-02-13 22:58:08

Physicians take two types of approaches to palliative sedation, either mild sedation or deep sedation from the start, and it is important to understand the reasons behind each approach, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).

2012-01-31 09:47:43

Coroners are more likely to hold inquests for deaths involving younger people or people who died of fatal complications from medical care.

2012-01-30 12:35:18

Coroners are more likely to hold inquests for deaths involving younger people or people who died of fatal complications from medical care.

2012-01-23 22:10:03

Although significant progress has been made in treating chronic myeloid leukemia, the disease cannot yet be eliminated in all patients, and that challenge must be addressed.

2012-01-23 22:09:01

A visit to the emergency department during nonsummer months was associated with a three-fold risk of acute respiratory or gastrointestinal infection in elderly residents of long-term care facilities.

2012-01-16 15:31:54

Canada should prohibit disclosure of the sex of a fetus until after 30 weeks of pregnancy to combat female feticide which is practised by some ethnic groups in Canada and the United States.

2012-01-16 15:30:59

One in 10 Canadians have problems affording medications they have been prescribed, and one in four people without drug insurance cannot afford to have their prescriptions filled.

2012-01-09 17:31:12

Acupuncture and sham acupuncture appear equally effective in treating migraines.

2011-12-19 15:01:38

The tradition of fighting in hockey should be stopped, as research shows that repeated head trauma causes severe and progressive brain damage.

2011-12-19 15:00:26

Routine criminal prosecutions for not disclosing HIV status should be abolished.


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2012-05-18 15:28:08

The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). The journal’s establishment likely would not have been without the foresight of Andrew Macphail, chair of the history of medicine at McGill University and editor of the Montreal Medical Journal. At the 1907 annual meeting, he argued that “without a journal to express its views and record its proceedings the association would have little impact.”  With...

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