In the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the JGH, Mehdi Kdioui (seated) soothes his 11-week-old daughter, Radia, during an evaluation of the infant’s ability to swallow properly. After Radia has been bottle-fed, Dr. Carol Nhan (standing), a pediatric otolaryngologist, inserts a thin, flexible fibre-optic tube into the child’s nasal passage. Then she looks through an eyepiece to examine the baby’s throat. Also playing a key role in the evaluation is the baby's mother, Wessal Hilali.
NewsNovember 2022

Ability of premature infants to feed safely now being assessed at the JGH

Premature infants who have difficulty swallowing are now being assessed in the NICU, instead of being transferred elsewhere for evaluation.

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During a simulation in the JGH Emergency Department, an expectant mother—played by Emily Churchill-Smith (second from left)—experiences severe pain during labour. She is accompanied by her spouse—played by Andrea Willett (left)—while receiving care from Emergency Nurses Victor Uscatescu and Mélika Charbonneau.
August 2018Spotlight feature

Simulated emergency yields real-life benefits

JGH staff from a wide range of specialties were immersed in a simulated, yet remarkably life-like scenario to see how healthcare teams interact in stressful, unexpected situations, and how the quality of their treatment and care can be improved.

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