For any of you that have ever been in hospital you will know that it is somewhere that you go for good care form nurses who care about how you are and what they can do for you. 453 more words
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Re: Ending a painful wait, March 23.
A recent Citizen article highlighted the improvement in wait times for hip and knee replacement surgery.
The improvements are wonderful news for our community and I was disappointed to read a followup article on the subject that left readers with the impression that the surgeons at The Ottawa Hospital weren’t open to changing the way they provide care and that the hospital is too large to adapt to health care’s ever-changing needs. 156 more words
World first as surgeons spot a brain tumour - with a 'bleeping pen': Laser helps surgeons tell the difference between healthy and cancerous tissue
Surgeons often describe the tricky operation to remove a brain tumour as ‘trying to pluck a spider out of jelly’. Take out too little and the cancerous ‘legs’ remain and regrow – but take out too much and there is a risk of cutting away healthy tissue and leaving the patient disabled. 154 more words