Daily Media Digest June 17, 2022

Surgical Task Force Members Announced – News Releases
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
“These include a partnership with the University of Ottawa Heart Institute to address the waitlist for cardiac surgery, as well as a plan to …”
TAGS: surgical backlog task force, Eastern Health, University of Ottawa Heart Institute

Major Canadian-led trial finds vitamin C doesn’t help sepsis patients
“The largest study of its kind investigating the use of high-dose vitamin C for the treatment of patients with sepsis has found this vitamin does not reduce the risk of death or organ dysfunction.”
TAGS: sepsis, clinical trial, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

USask project creating COVID-19 archive to share, learn from critical experience – News

USask News – University of Saskatchewan
“The interdisciplinary team includes co-applicants from USask and the University of Regina, nearly a dozen collaborators, …”
TAGS: digital archive, COVID-19, University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan

New app helps people heal from concussions | The Sarnia Observer
The Sarnia Observer
“While the program, developed by the Lawson Health Research Institute, is targeting brain injuries, it could have applications for people …”
TAGS: brain injuries, MyBrainPacer app, Lawson Health Research Institute

Health clinic providing first point-of-care for refugees celebrating 10 years of service
“A health care clinic out of Toronto’s Women’s College Hospital that treats the most vulnerable refugees is celebrating 10 years of service as they take on a new challenge of helping Ukrainians displaced by the war.”
TAGS: healthcare services, post-traumatic stress disorder, Women’s College Hospital