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Better psychological and spiritual support, improved planning of care and stronger relationships with physicians are necessary to improve end-of-life care in Canada.
Better psychological and spiritual support, better planning of care and stronger relationships with physicians are necessary to improve end-of-life care in Canada.
Health care professionals need sensitivity when delivering the news of a patient's imminent death.
Despite medical research that indicates Vancouver's supervised injection facility, Insite, reduces needle-sharing and overdose deaths, the facility's fate is uncertain.
Canada should follow the lead of Quebec, Australia and the United Kingdom by publicly funding smoking cessation pharmacotherapies.
OTTAWA, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ - The business portion of the Canadian Medical Association's (CMA) annual meeting will culminate with the inaugural speech of incoming president, Dr. Jeff Turnbull. Dr. Turnbull takes over the presidency of the CMA for 2010-2011.
OTTAWA, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ - My comments will be brief, so that we can move to questions, but I just wanted to state how happy the physicians of Canada were to have Dr.
OTTAWA, Aug. 23 /PRNewswire/ - Efforts to make Canada's health care system more patient focused will be the big topic for discussion on the first day of the Canadian Medical Association's (CMA) 143rd annual meeting of General Council.
Seniors who received home care after discharge from hospital for partial hip surgery (hemiarthroplasty) were 43% less likely to die in the three months following the procedure.
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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