During the COVID-19 crisis, while private dentists’ offices are closed, the JGH Department of Dentistry is providing emergency care to members of the public who would otherwise have nowhere else to turn.
By completing the Daily Coronavirus Survey, members of the public will provide CIUSSS West-Central Montreal with digital data that will help predict potential hotspots and improve the allocation of resources.
Tabletop simulation involves numerous inter-disciplinary experts A pivotal gathering of more than 50 senior JGH medical specialists and healthcare professionals has enabled the hospital to further heighten its state of preparedness, in case patients with confirmed cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) are admitted for treatment. The JGH is one of …
Can vaping help nicotine addicts kick the tobacco habit? Maybe in some cases, says Joseph Erban, the JGH’s Smoking Cessation Counsellor. But he opposes using vaping products for this purpose, because they haven’t undergone proper testing or quality control.
When those with advanced dementia are receiving care that’s meant to maximize comfort, what should be avoided? Transferring them to a hospital, tube-feeding them, and testing or treating them for a bacterial infection, a U.S. geriatrics expert has told a JGH audience.
Red noses and belly laughs were abundant in the JGH lobby, as Dr. Clown’s zaniest merry-makers marked 15 years of visits to the hospital.
A new type of minimally invasive spinal surgery has been performed at the JGH for the first time in Quebec. Spinal endoscopy allows tiny surgical instruments to be inserted into the body through a single metal tube, with little or no damage to surrounding tissues.
The JGH has been certified by Choosing Wisely Canada for eliminating tests and procedures that are unnecessary, as determined by the latest research. As a result, patients have less exposure to potential harm, plus reduced stress.