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Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation research award winners

The Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation is pleased to announce its 2012 research award recipients:

The winner of the J. Edouard Samson Award, sponsored by Bayer HealthCare, is Dr. Nadr M. Jomha (Edmonton, AB) for his research proposal entitled: "Vitrification of intact human articular cartilage."

The winners of the Canadian Orthopaedic Research Legacy (CORL) Grant are Dr. Olufemi Ayeni and Dr. Mohit Bhandari (Hamilton, ON) for their research proposal entitled: "Femoracetabular Impingement RandomiSed controlled Trial (FIRST)."

Congratulations winners! To learn more about the Foundation's research awards, please visit Stay tuned this summer when the next call for applications will be announced in the COA Dispatch.

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Lauréats des prix et bourse de recherche de la Fondation Canadienne d'Orthopédie
La Fondation Canadienne d'Orthopédie est heureuse d'annoncer les lauréats de ses prix et bourse de recherche 2012.

Le lauréat du Prix J.-Édouard-Samson, commandité par Bayer HealthCare, est le Dr Nadr M. Jomha (Edmonton, Alberta), pour son projet de recherche intitulé Vitrification of intact human articular cartilage.

Les lauréats de la bourse de l'Héritage de la recherche orthopédique au Canada (HROC) sont les Drs Olufemi Ayeni et Mohit Bhandari (Hamilton, Ontario), pour leur projet de recherche intitulé Femoracetabular Impingement RandomiSed controlled Trial (FIRST).

Félicitations! Pour en savoir plus sur les prix et bourses de recherche de la Fondation, veuillez consulter le site Gardez l'œil ouvert: le prochain appel de candidatures aura lieu à l'été et sera annoncé dans la Dépêche de l'ACO.

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Checking up on patients helps resolve drug reactions
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Calling patients after they get their prescriptions could help identify side-effects related to the medications, Canadian researchers have found. Many patients don't realize they're experiencing an adverse drug event, and doctors often don't ask. To try to prevent this problem, researchers used automated calls to check in with 629 patients at family practices in Quebec three days and again 17 days after a prescription with four simple "yes-or-no" questions.
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Frais accessoires en santé: Un grand ménage s'impose
Les omnipraticiens et le ministre de la Santé du Québec s'entendent sur une chose dans le dossier des frais accessoires qui sont facturés aux patients: « Il faut faire le ménage ». Les deux parties divergent toutefois sur les méthodes à prendre pour effectuer le grand ménage.
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Health Canada approves new blood donor screening model
CBC News
Health Canada has quietly approved an application by Canadian Blood Services (CBS) to change their blood donor screening model after a two-year pilot project, CBC News has learned. The new model, approved by Health Canada, will see "multi-skilled clinic employees" perform all clinic functions — from inserting a needle into a vein to donor screening — instead of a registered nurse.
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