20 February 2020 | Genevieve Arsenault-Lapierre, Bernardo Kremer, Nadia Sourial, Justin Gagnon, Mina Ladores, Isabelle Vedel
Transitional care interventions, often led by hospital specialists, have mixed impact on reducing readmissions. Interventions led by family physicians may be more promising. The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of a family-medicine-based intervention in reducing the incidence of emergency department (ED) visits, hospital readmissions and the length of stay (LOS) of older patients. A quasi-experimental pilot-study was conducted at a Family Medicine Group (FMG) in Montreal.
31 January 2020 | Justin Gagnon, Bernardo Kremer, Genevieve Arsenault-Lapierre, Araceli Gonzalez-Reyes, Mina Ladores, Isabelle Vedel
The family medicine-based virtual ward involves case management and multi-disciplinary follow-up care to patients transitioning from hospital to home. The aims of this study were to provide a description of the intervention, as adapted by the Montreal Jewish General Hospital family medicine group, and the process surrounding its implementation.
25 November 2019 | Alexia De Simone
On 28 November 2015, the Quebec government withdrew full coverage for its assisted procreation program that had been previously covered since 2010. The previously approved legislation under Bill 26 aimed to decrease neonatal intensive-care unit costs associated from multiple birth pregnancies and to increase the number of live-births in the province by funding up to six natural in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles and implementing a single-embryo-transfer (SET) policy.
10 November 2019 | Leinjo I. Mengnjo, Yasser A. Noureldin, Sero Andonian
An anonymous electronic survey of first-year medical and dental students at McGill University was conducted between February and April 2016. It was made up of 15 close-ended questions assessing knowledge and practice of radiation safety measures.
09 October 2019 | Erika Renda, Sarah Amirali Karmali, Ivona Yordanova, Shira Schwartz, Yacine Mahdid, Arna Ghosh, Stefanie Blain-Moraes, Marie-Hélène Boudrias
The aim of this study was to validate previous studies that found significantly reduced motor learning period with combined use of tDCS and BCI. Also, to evaluate if the high density system with targeted anodal tDCS had similar effects compared to non-targeted tDCS.
07 September 2019 | Adil S. Ahmed, Vignesh Ramachandran, Daniel K. O'Conor, Erik L. Antonsen
Spaceflight alters normal physiology of cells and tissues seen on Earth. Immune cells and signaling molecules appear to be particularly affected, resulting in changes in leukocyte populations, such as signaling molecule responses to immune challenge, and effector function. Akin to spaceflight, diabetes mellitus produces significant immune system dysfunction.
12 August 2019 | Robin Manaloor
A reflection and essay on the life and achievements of Dr. Wesley Bourne. As an early pioneer in the history of Canadian anesthesiology, Dr. Bourne would pave the path for an entire generation of anesthesiologists to come.
02 August 2019 | Richeek Pradhan and Olivia Bonardi
Sharing the results of clinical research conducted on human participants is the researcher’s ethical imperative. While publishing research papers in medical journals is one way to do so, this limits the accessibility of the results to the select few who read such journals, effectively hiding the results from general public awareness, veiled in medical jargon and behind journals' paywalls.
21 July 2019 | Family Medicine Research Day
This special conference proceedings issue of the McGill Journal of Medicine features the top 16 abstracts from the 5th Annual Family Medicine Research day jointly hosted by the Family Medicine Graduate Student Society and the Research Division of the Department of Family Medicine held on May 27, 2019.
07 June 2019 | MJM/MASH Symposium Authors
Selected abstracts from the MJM/MASH Symposium. Abstracts were scored based on the predetermined criteria of interdisciplinarity, originality, clarity, and scientific merit (equal weight for each criterion).
05 June 2019 | EBOH: Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health
Selected abstracts from the 15th Annual Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health (EBOH) Research Day. The event was held on March 15, 2019 at the Montreal Neurological Institute, and was led by the Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health Student Society.