Daily Media Digest November 11, 2022

Screening tool could minimize risk of blood clots after pediatric orthopedic surgeries as well as lessen the burden of their treatment
Your IWK
“Researchers at the IWK are calling for a nationwide standard screening tool in an effort to reduce the instance of potentially dangerous blood clots from forming after pediatric surgeries.”
TAGS: pediatric health, hematology, blood clots, IWK Health

Clinical trial examines optimal dialysis temperature
Western News – Western University
“The study was done through the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Lawson Health Research Institute and ICES Western.”
TAGS: dialysis, innovative research, Western University, Lawson Health Research Institute

Cancer survival improved in Canada, but toll on health-care system a concern, society says
“He echoed the report’s call for investment in medical research and health care while pointing to staff exhaustion, supply chain problems and …”
TAGS: cancer survival rates, breast cancer, healthcare system, Canadian Cancer Society

Addressing the pain points: Research & innovation in chronic pain management
Women’s College Hospital
“Patients need to engage in ongoing self-management behaviours to improve their health, and this can be difficult to hear especially if this is the first time they are being told that they have a chronic disease.”
TAGS: chronic pain medicine, Queen’s University, Women’s College Hospital

Virtual health research moves forward in Fraser Health
Fraser Health Authority
“Now, that research is moving forward, thanks to a three-year, $500,000 grant from the Health Research Foundation of Innovative Medicines Canada.”
TAGS: virtual healthcare, Canadian research, Simon Fraser University, Innovative Medicines Canada