In 2012 UBC CPD received the Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Award for This Changed My Practice.
By Dr. Michael Clifford Fabian on February 6, 2012
Cerumen build-up is a common problem for patients and doctors alike. According to McCarter et al cerumen impaction is present in approximately 10 percent of children, 5 percent of normal healthy adults and up to 57 percent of older patients in nursing homes.
By Dr. Paul Thiessen on November 22, 2011
Upper respiratory infections are the most common illnesses seen in childhood, and the symptoms are often disruptive for both the child and the whole family.
By Dr. Judy Allen on October 24, 2011
Prior to working at a Sleep Clinic had failed to ask the most important question when assessing insomnia concerns in patients with or without a primary psychiatric disorder. Before resorting to sedative hypnotic, antidepressant and/or antipsychotic polypharmacy…
By Dr. Launette Rieb on September 12, 2011
It is worth considering OIPS in the differential diagnosis when pain appears to be spreading, especially when features of allodynia and hyperalgesia are present.
By Dr. Rosemary Basson on August 15, 2011
Although men with repeatedly low serum testosterone levels typically have low sexual desire, no such link has been identified in women.
By Dr. Ken Seethram on November 15, 2010
The European experience shows that multiple ultrasound markers, serum, and anatomical survey of the fetus could be conducted in the period around 12 weeks, and that this information is much stronger in detecting genetic syndromes than 2nd trimester markers.
By Dr. Hugh Anton on October 18, 2010
A recent study of nearly one million adults in the US determined that more than 2/3 of the subjects had at least one imaging procedure during the three year study period. CT and nuclear imaging accounted for 75.4% of the cumulative radiation dose.
By Dr. Daniel Ngui on October 4, 2010
Every family physician faces the challenge of very limited clinical interview time with patients for a multitude of problems. Thus, we need to have an efficient framework to deal with patients with Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy.
By Dr. Bob Bluman on July 11, 2010
It was usually difficult to get my patients into appropriate resources and due to my lack of tools and time to help these patients, I would often prescribe medications.