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Audience: Health Care Professionals

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November 20, 2018

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Social isolation is a silent reality experienced by many seniors, and particularly new immigrant and refugee seniors. This resource is intended to heighten awareness and sensitivity and help organizations, friends, family members, and communities address the particular social needs of these...


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November 20, 2018

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Social isolation is a silent reality experienced by many seniors, and particularly LGBTQ seniors. This resource is intended to heighten awareness and sensitivity and help organizations, friends, family members, and communities address the particular social needs of these seniors. This resource is...


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November 20, 2018

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Social isolation is a silent reality experienced by many seniors, and particularly Indigenous seniors. This resource is intended to heighten awareness and sensitivity and help organizations, friends, family members, and communities address the particular social needs of these seniors. This...


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October 20, 2017

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Kidney cancer is a malignant tumour that starts in the cells of the kidney, but can metastasize to other parts of the body. The surgical treatment options are open partial nephrectomy (OPN), laparoscopic partial nephrectomy (LPN), laparoscopic cryoablation (LCA), and robotic partial nephrectomy...


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October 20, 2017

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Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer and the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Canadian men. One of the surgical treatment options for prostate cancer is robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP). This report summarizes the findings and conclusions of a...


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October 5, 2017

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Oropharyngeal cancer is a malignant tumour that can metastasize to other parts of the body. The most influential risk factor for this disease is tobacco smoking. One of the treatment options for this cancer is transoral robotic surgery (TORS). The purpose of this study was to assess health and...


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August 31, 2017

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This report is an evaluation of the psychosocial supports offered during the response and recovery of the 2016 wildfire in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (RMWB). The report is based on lessons from previous disasters locally, nationally, and internationally, as well as the experience...


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February 2, 2017

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Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in Canada. In 2015, the new Liberal government of Canada announced their plan to legalize cannabis and in June of 2016 a federal task force on cannabis was announced. Guided by this task force, cannabis legislation is expected to be introduced in...


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October 20, 2016

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This report summarizes the findings of the Access with Evidence Development (AED) evaluation of insulin pump therapy (IPT) for adults and children with Type 1 Diabetes in Alberta. The evaluation had two objectives: 1) To collect information needed to address existing evidence gaps around ‘real...


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October 14, 2016

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In September 2014, under the auspices of the AHTDP, the Health Technology & Policy Unit (HTPU) was commissioned to prepare an evidence summary of the use of portable ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) in lung transplantation. Portable EVLP involves the use of a mobile system that enables surgeons...