Rebecca Yim

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OBJECTIVES To review the evidence for clinical efficacy and cost-effectiveness of proven medications in the treatment and prevention of myocardial infarction (MI) in older patients; to summarize Canadian data on treatment patterns and clinical outcomes for younger and older patients with coronary heart disease; to explore the reasons for gaps between best(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the epidemiology, prognosis, and patterns of practice in patients with chronic congestive heart failure (CHF) treated and followed at a specialized clinic. METHODS Prospective cohort study of consecutive patients referred to and followed up in a specialized heart failure clinic between September 1989 and March 1996. RESULTS Of the(More)
Anaphylaxis is a rare and potentially fatal complication with a wide spectrum of clinical presentations. The ability to recognise and treat it in the perioperative setting is imperative for every anaesthesiologist. According to the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, anaphylaxis is defined as a severe, potentially life-threatening systemic(More)
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