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2009-10-26 23:23:46

Emergency response plans must include knowledge from the people who need to be protected if these plans are to help communities respond effectively to threats, write Drs. Roz Lasker, Noni MacDonald and Editor-in-Chief Paul Hebert in an editorial (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj091820.pdf in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) www.cmaj.ca.

2009-10-13 11:48:55

Contrary to current policies recommending that non-invasive ventilation be avoided during an infectious outbreak, the author of a commentary in CMAJ argues that it should be used expeditiously in this setting.

2009-10-05 13:40:11

Injury is the leading cause of death for children over the age of 1 in industrialized countries and improving the safety of the manmade (built) environment will benefit children's health.

2009-09-21 14:14:32

Mortality rates in several Mediterranean countries decline in September, due in part to environmental factors but possibly linked to summer vacations, suggests a new study in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

2009-09-14 13:11:51

During air-medical transport of acutely-ill patients, 1 in 20 experience a critical event such as death, major resuscitation or blood pressure deterioration.

2009-08-17 13:30:33

The Canadian Medical Association says survey results indicate 23 percent of Canadian residents limited healthcare because of the troubled economy. Outgoing CMA President Dr.

2009-07-07 09:59:37

An electronic system with personalized patient information shared by diabetes patients and their primary care providers improved diabetes care and clinical outcomes, found a new study in CMAJ

2009-07-07 08:22:42

Structural muscle damage may be present in patients who have statin-associated muscle complaints, found a new study in CMAJ

2008-10-06 09:00:09

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 6, 2008) - A new poll done for the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) shows Canadians believe politicians are avoiding health care in this general election because they lack the vision and courage to tackle the tough issues.

2008-09-16 09:00:15

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Sept. 16, 2008) - Dear Sirs/Madam: With the federal election campaign now well underway, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) is issuing a Health Challenge and asking the five major political parties to communicate their plans for meeting Canadians' health needs.


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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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