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Bias, Before First Breath

How structural racism and implicit bias impact America’s babies, even prior to birth By ELLIE STANG Becoming a new mother in America is more dangerous for some mothers than it should be. Each year, 700 women die in childbirth or from pregnancy-related causes in the United States, the highest number of any developed nation.  Health… Read More »

Before and after COVID-19: How the world has changed in a year, in 37 photos

Breadcrumb Trail Links World News Health Canada This month marks the one year anniversary of Canada swiftly moving into lockdown after the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic Author of the article: National Post Staff, The Canadian Press Article content On March 8, Canada recorded its first death from COVID-19, and just a… Read More »

Why clear liquid before surgery -diet

Colleague’s E-mail is Invalid. Your message has been successfully sent to your colleague. Save my selection. Postoperative nausea and vomiting after unrestricted clear fluids before day surgery. A retrospective analysis. Pre-operative fasting is intended to reduce the volume and acidity within the stomach in order to reduce the risk, and consequences of regurgitation and aspiration… Read More »

As we enter The Great Unknown, the second wave of COVID-19, is Canada better prepared than we were before?

Article content continued In addition to the sheer magnitude of the backlog, “obviously, the impact on our patients has been a profound one,” Irish says. As Canada prepares for the great unknown, a predicted resurgence of COVID-19 in the coming weeks and months, that is one lesson that can be taken from the first ripple.… Read More »