Latest Canadian Medical Association Stories
OTTAWA, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) has unveiled today an important new policy document aimed at driving change in Canada's health care system to better meet the needs of patients now and in the future.
OTTAWA, June 24 /PRNewswire/ - The Canadian Medical Association's (CMA) 143rd annual meeting (General Council) will be all about patient-centred care as delegates will converge in Niagara Falls, ON from August 23 to 25, 2010 at the Sheraton on the Falls Hotel. This year's General Council theme is Change that Works.
The recent revelation that the chair of the board of Canada's International Development Research Agency (IDRC) was a tobacco executive until April 2010 sends an unfortunate message to the world that tobacco control is no longer a priority.
Under the principles of reasonable apprehension of bias, the appointment of Dr. Bernard Prigent to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) may be considered untenable.
A new emergency review tool will help research ethics boards and institutions to expedite research while respecting the procedures of ethics reviews.
Canada needs to change its approach to mentally ill prisoners as correctional facilities worldwide contain a higher percentage of people with mental illness than the general population.
Canada needs minimum training standards for laser hair removal operators, as currently anyone, trained or not, can legally operate a laser machine for hair removal in Canada, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Public safety should win against personal choice especially when it comes to elderly seniors who shouldn't drive, states an editorial in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Large amounts of frozen plasma are being used inappropriately, states a commentary in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Computer reminders to physicians regarding prescribing produce much smaller improvements than initially expected, found a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
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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