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Alcohol use disorder is a widespread public health concern, which has significant health consequences. The use of alcohol, given in a structured setting called a Managed Alcohol Program, is a method of harm reduction for people with severe alcohol use disorder...Read More
Throughout BC there are vulnerable adults unable to speak for themselves who need support from our health care system. Typically elderly, a vulnerable adult will be discovered by a health care provider who notices signs of abuse, neglect or self-neglect, or in some...Read More
In May, 2017 Fraser Health’s Patient Experience Team, in partnership with the organization’s Regional Patient Advisory Council (PAC) developed a mechanism to collect patient experience feedback in real-time at the unit level. The Fraser Health Real-Time Patient...Read More
The BC Autism Assessment Network team at Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children (SHHC) used family and clinician feedback to adapt an arena assessment model of care that trained speech language pathologists (SLPs) to provide developmental assessments. Using a team...Read More
Vaccines are one of the greatest advances in medicine, but are a victim of their own success. As vaccine preventable diseases have disappeared, some Canadian parents no longer believe vaccination is needed and unnecessarily fear vaccines. Canadian vaccination rates...Read More
In the renal program at Providence Health Care, we have provided nutritional care to a growing number of patients from various multicultural backgrounds including Chinese-, Tagalog-, and Punjabi-speaking patients. This cultural shift demanded a strategic approach from...Read More
Substance use by youth is an identified health care concern. Youth with chronic illness are as likely, or more likely, to use substances than healthy youth (Suris JC, Parera N. Sex, drugs and chronic illness: health behaviours among chronically ill youth. Eur J Public...Read More
The eating disorders (e.g., Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa) are serious illnesses that are difficult to treat and require a coordinated, multifaceted patient- and family-centered approach. Challenges inherent in working with this group include high rates of...Read More
Kidney transplant recipients are provided with a new take on life and health that does not include dialysis. Although many of the nutrition concerns associated with dialysis are not a problem after kidney transplant, kidney transplant patients still require heart...Read More
Preparing Pharmacy Technicians to complete the BPMH during Medication Reconciliation on Admission in the Emergency Department
Despite numerous strategies to complete the best possible medication history (BPMH), a verified BPMH was documented on only approximately 50% of patients admitted via the Emergency Department (ED) at Richmond Hospital. This finding was corroborated by the surveyors...Read More
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