Daily Media Digest September 2, 2022

Medical student inspired by health-care pioneer
Western News – Western University
“Gavin Raner, a third-year Schulich Medicine student is one of 13 Canadian Medical Hall of Fame award recipients.”
TAGS: EDI, accessibility, Canadian Medical Hall of Fame, Western University

Using digital wristbands to deliver more patient-centred care

“For nurses on Toronto Rehab’s Specialized Dementia Unit (SDU) – where research and patient care go hand-in-hand – the ability to monitor patient mobility has always been high priority.”
TAGS: dementia, Canadian research, University Health Network

Study reveals women-centric cardiac rehabilitation guidelines to improve their quality of life

Calgary Monitor
“Women with cardiovascular disease (CVD) have poorer results and are less likely to participate in preventative and rehabilitation programmes than males worldwide.”
TAGS: cardiovascular disease, York University, University Health Network

Reversing overdose faster: security gives NARCAN

The Daily Scan
“Why not equip security guards with naloxone at Providence Health Care’s two hospitals so they can revive people who may have overdosed?”
TAGS: overdose prevention, naloxone, Providence Health Care

Helping kids get good sleep

“Dr. Mark Boulos, a staff neurologist at Sunnybrook who specializes in sleep and stroke, offers some insight into the importance of sleep for children and how parents can encourage good sleep habits in their children.”
TAGS: neurology, pediatric health, Sunnybrook