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Although personalized medicine is a term used in science and medicine that holds significant promise of improved treatment, it may set up unrealistic expectations in patients.
Men who are married or in common-law relationships seek medical care sooner for heart attacks compared with single, divorced or widowed men.
Multidisciplinary integrated care of seniors in residential care facilities resulted in better quality of care.
Accurate, safe prescribing information for children is often unavailable to doctors in Canada because pharmaceutical companies will not disclose information to Health Canada.
Attitudes toward end-of-life care for cancer patients vary, but most patients, family members, oncologists and members of the public are receptive to withdrawing futile life-sustaining treatments in people who are dying.
An enzyme associated with extensive antibiotic resistance called New Delhi metallo-ÃŸ-lactamase-1 (NDM-1), endemic in India and Pakistan and spreading worldwide, has been found in two people in the Toronto area, one of whom acquired it in Canada.
Using genetic predisposition as a factor in medical conditions presented in Canadian legal cases may diminish the impact of occupational, environmental and social factors in determining health claims, particularly workplace claims.
Sleep deprivation is an issue that affects practising physicians and not only medical residents, and we need to establish standards for maximum work and minimum uninterrupted sleep to ensure patient safety.
Although honesty, accuracy and professionalism of scientists are vital for research integrity, there have been many public examples of serious research misconduct.
~ Integration Between DynaMedâ„¢ and the Canadian Medical Association Enables Clinicians to Easily Obtain Educational Credits via Institutional Access ~ Ipswich, MA (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has partnered with the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) to provide institutional access to Mainpro MI educational credits via DynaMedâ„¢, an evidence-based reference resource.
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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