In a JGH operating room, Dr. Robert Karanofsky (left) provides dental treatment to Naomie Joseph-Dandurand, who is under general anesthesia. Working with him are team members Dr. Estelle Azzi (centre), a dental resident, and Dushyanthi Alagaraju, a dental assistant.
November 2019Spotlight feature

When a patient just can’t sit still, what’s a dentist to do?

When a physical condition (like cerebral palsy) or developmental disorder (like autism) makes regular dentistry impossible, adult patients at the JGH are fully anesthetized and treated in an operating room.

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Dr. Michael Tessler
January 2019Research at the Lady Davis Institute

Risk of death does not rise during overnight emergency surgery, study reveals

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.

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Toula Trihas, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Coordinator for the Multidisciplinary Services Directorate, with her 2017 Quebec Interprofessional Council Merit Award.
CIUSSS West-Central MontrealMay 2018

Provincial honour for JGH respiratory therapist

Toula Trihas, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Coordinator for the Multidisciplinary Services Directorate of the CIUSSS, has received the 2017 Quebec Interprofessional Council’s Merit Award.

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