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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Lovely column from The Guardian about dietary and other fads. Very funny. Skeptics with humor.…/…/nov/22/what-is-healthy-eating

A Joint Position Paper on Rural Surgery and Operative Delivery

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Simplified sleep restriction for insomnia in general practice: a randomised controlled trial. – PubMed – NCBI

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A simple remedy for use in primary care for patients with primary insomnia without psychiatric comorbidity.

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Forward feeding is a recurring discussion theme in discussions at:

Webinar: Common Causes of Vertigo

Join us for our next CURIOS webinar! Always accredited and free for our rural practitioners.

Webinar time: December 9, 2015 @ 6:30pm to 7:30pm MST

Presented by: Suresh Subramaniam MD, MSc, FRCPC

Free Registration:

  • Differentiate between vertigo and ‘dizziness’ based on key historical points and physical exam.
  • Integrate the HINTS test to distinguish between central and peripheral vertigo at the bedside.
  • Demonstrate Epley maneuver for diagnosis and treatment of benign paroxysmal peripheral vertigo.


Chronic Sinuitis: Diagnoses and Management’

Join us for the next CURIOS Webinar!
Chronic Sinuitis: Diagnoses and Management
Date: November 18, 2015 6:30pm to 7:30pm MST

Focus on the new Canadian guideline for sinusitis as well as some practical pearls that family doctors can use for treating patients and when to refer:
Pearls will include treatment of sinus headaches, post nasal drip/ phlegm and mucous retention cysts.

Doctor Leads Quest for Safer Ways to Care for Patients –

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Interesting interview on the journey to becoming a patient safety advocate

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