Jeanie Lacroix

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Health system stakeholders at different levels are focused more than ever on improvements to quality of care. With heart disease continuing to be a top health issue for Canadians, quality improvement initiatives aimed at improving cardiac care are increasingly important. The Cardiac Care Quality Indicators are one such initiative, with the goal of(More)
eady access to primary healthcare is a desire of governments, healthcare providers and the public. One indicator that is recognized as an indirect measure of access to and quality of primary healthcare is the rate of hospitalization for ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSCs). An ACSC hospitalization, also known as a potentially preventable(More)
The marked decrease in neuropsychiatric morbidity (NPM) following coronary artery bypass (CAB) over a period of four years led us to carry out a retrospective study in order to identify the cause. Two hundred fifty-eight consecutive CAB procedures were performed between 1983 and 1986. For 133 patients (group A), the CAB procedure was performed with left(More)
The marked decrease in neuropsychiatric morbidity (NPM) following coronary artery bypass (CAB) over a period of four years led us to carry out a retrospective study in order to identify the cause. Two hundred fifty-eight consecutive CAB procedures were performed between 1983 and 1986. For 133 patients (group A), the CAB procedure was performed with left(More)
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY We report our experience with vascularized fibular transplant using the technique described by Urbaniak for the treatment of avascular necrosis of the femoral head. MATERIAL AND METHODS Sixteen patients, mean age 39 years 4 months at surgery, were evaluated at mean 3 years 6 months follow-up (minimum 15 months). Mean pain score(More)
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