Nervous about possible risks during overnight surgery? Don’t be. A study conducted at the JGH concluded that patients who undergo emergency surgery during overnight hours are at no greater risk of mortality than those who are operated upon during the day.
Lucie Tremblay has assumed her new position as Director of Nursing for CIUSSS West-Central Montreal.
Dental research is playing an increasingly significant role in the Lady Davis Institute, especially in an exploration of pain in and around the joint on either side of the jaw bone—second only to back disorders as a source of chronic pain.
The Virtual Ward—believed to be the first program of its kind in Quebec—is carefully designed to tend to the needs of a select group of patients who have recently been discharged from the JGH and still face multiple medical problems, often complicated by advanced age and frailty.
Youths at risk were the focus of discussions among healthcare professionals in the mental health field at the JGH Department of Psychiatry’s 11th annual Research Day in April.
Daring to change and staying open to what life brings us—these are my passions.
Nearly half of the heavy smokers who were admitted to hospital after a heart attack had successfully quit smoking six months after being given the drug varenicline.