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Twenty-one days: Reflecting on Ebola, healthcare

After returning from Nigeria, Dr. Sarah Bezek reflected on her experience as a member of Baylor College of Medicine’s team that traveled to train healthcare providers and non-medical personnel in the basic facts about Ebola. 1,075 more words

Baylor College Of Medicine

4 Ways Cameras Are Changing Healthcare - Forbes

When discussing innovation in healthcare technology, much of the terminology is exotic-sounding and futuristic. Recent examples from this column include: functional MRIs to detect lies, active cancellation of tremor (ACT) to stabilize food utensils for Parkinson’s patients, and virtual assistant apps for people with cognitive disabilities. 736 more words

Integrated Electronic Health Records

Stroke treatment shouldn’t hinge on a stroke of luck: The Calgary Stroke Program

It is 10pm on a cold Calgarian Sunday when Mr. Chen*, after a pleasant visit with his daughter, goes to bed. About ten minutes later, his wife finds him agitated in the washroom, his face drooping, his right arm limp at his side, and most terrifyingly, unable to speak sensibly – his speech having degraded into a slow, struggling, interrupted stream of non-words. 1,047 more words

University Of Calgary

Head Injuries & Concussions

We are well into football season and I have already seen my fair share of sports related head injuries with and without concussions in the Emergency Department. 1,794 more words

General Medicine

Everyone must accommodate me

I only work 3 days a week but I work 12.5 hour shifts and in a 3 day block, so those 3 days pretty much all I do is sleep, eat, work, workout and repeat. 249 more words

Graveyard

And so it begins...

I’ve read blogs, but never thought about blogging myself…until this morning. I have my sister-cousin to thank for being the inspiration behind my new found hobby. 618 more words