Catherine Gingras

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Patients with type 2 diabetes often have impaired exercise capacity compared with nondiabetic subjects. Left ventricular (LV) diastolic dysfunction has been shown to limit exercise performance in nondiabetic subjects. Men with well-controlled type 2 diabetes were divided into 2 groups: normal LV diastolic function (group 1, n = 9) or LV diastolic(More)
The use of high doses of neuroleptics (NL) in treatment of chronic psychosis is a controversial subject in the literature. In this context, it is surprising to note the lack of objective data about the prevalence and the consequences concerning this mode of prescription when treating people suffering from severe mental disorders. This study describes the(More)
Canadian law, and the physician's code of ethics, requires that informed consent be obtained before any medical act is performed. However, there are no rules about how consent is to be obtained and by whom, and how that consent is to be documented.In April 2008, we asked the heads of all Canadian radiation oncology departments to tell us whether their(More)
BACKGROUND A prospective, single-treatment-arm, Phase I/II trial was performed to determine the tumor response to an accelerated regimen and assess the feasibility and toxic effects of this approach in patients with inoperable non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). METHODS Thirty-seven previously untreated patients with inoperable NSCLC who had no evidence(More)
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