While hospitalized, Paraskevi Dogantzi (left) enjoys knitting during a visit from Shibo Yu, a physiotherapy student with the JGH’s Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP). Ms. Yu keeps Ms. Dogantzi physically active and mentally stimulated with conversation, games and light exercises. (Click on this or any photo to enlarge it.)
March 2022Spotlight feature

Enhancing care for older in-patients is an eye-opening education for McGill students

Elderly in-patients are benefiting from physical exercise and mental stimulation provided by McGill University students in the JGH’s Hospital Elder Life Program.

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Geerththana Arasaratnam (left) and Mishell Dufresne, Licensed Practical Nurses, perform a hearing test on newborn Skander in the JGH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. (Click on photo to enlarge it.)
February 2022News

All infants born at JGH now being tested for possible hearing loss

The JGH is among the first several healthcare centres in Quebec to routinely screen for possible hearing loss in all infants born in the hospital.

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Audiologist Voula Tsagaroulis adjusts the goggles that help measure a visual reflex related to the patient’s ability to keep her balance. In addition to performing hearing tests, audiologists play a broader role in assessing various aspects of balance and dizziness—in this case, by having the patient’s eyes track the movement of the small white square on the screen.
Feature articlesFebruary 2020

Additional audiology test introduced to diagnose vertigo and balance problems

Diagnosis and treatment for dizziness, vertigo and balance problems are more accurate and effective than ever in our CIUSSS, as audiologists test patients with more sophisticated tools, while providing otolaryngologists with their interpretation of the test results.

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