Doris Barwich

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BACKGROUND Advance care planning (ACP) has the potential to increase patient-centred care, reduce caregiver burden, and reduce healthcare costs at the end of life. Current levels of public participation in ACP activities are unknown. The purpose of this study was to determine the level of engagement of average Canadians in ACP activities. METHODS Data(More)
This is a knowledge translation project to promote the uptake of best practices in end-of-life (EOL) care within the primary care setting in British Columbia (BC) through the use of tools embedded into electronic medical records (EMRs). The knowledge-to-action model is used to engage primary care providers in co-designing, adopting and evaluating the EOL(More)
Approximately 10% of all patients with untreated central Cushing's syndromes have clinically verifiable tumours of the pituitary. After bilateral adrenalectomy 10 to 20% of patients with apparently normal pre-operative pituitary glands develop clinically and roentgenologically demonstrable pituitary tumours, of the so called Nelson type. These are usually(More)
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