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- Repugnant foreign advice. Stanley, Ann // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;8/2/93, Vol. 20 Issue 33, p35
Reveals that Alberta nurses have expressed outrage that University of Alberta Hospitals, Edmonton, might import a US efficiency consultant, Connie Curran of APM Inc., Chicago, to help it deal with a sharply diminished budget. Curran's other contracts with Manitoba hospitals; Her comments on the...
- Edmonton Physician Receives Honour from Mayo Clinic. // Canadian Journal of General Internal Medicine;Winter2011, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p141
The article announces that Dr. Ann Colbourne of the University of Alberta Hospital has received the Plummer Society Award for Excellence from Mayo Clinic.
- One medical crisis cutbacks didn't cause. Serres, Christopher // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;7/03/95, Vol. 22 Issue 29, p10
Reports on the clamor for American transplants as a declaration of non-confidence in Alberta, Canada's own transplant program. Technological capability of the University of Alberta Hospital to conduct organ transplant; Appeal of a larger market for organs and shorter waiting list in the United...
- Rehab hospital nixes deep-fry. Alexis, Jennifer // FoodService Director;7/15/2005, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p21
Reports on the increase in sales of Glenrose Bistro at Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta following its upgrade and elimination of deep fried foods. Daily sales of the bistro; Factors that influenced the cafeteria to eliminate french fries and fried chicken fingers from its...
- RWJ EATERY CRANKS UP SALES. // FoodService Director;3/15/2003, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p1
Reports on the growth posted by Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey on food service sales since it opened its cafeteria named The Dining Room in September 2002. Cost of the cafeteria opened; Comments from Tony Almeida, director of food and nutrition; Range of...
- Still no transplant guarantee. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;4/17/95, Vol. 22 Issue 18, p51
Focuses on Terry Urquhart, a teenager with Down's Syndrome who needs a lung transplant. The view of Urquhart's family that he will still be denied a transplant; The University of Alberta hospital, which unveiled its new transplant policy.
- Telestroke in Northern Alberta: A Two Year Experience with Remote Hospitals. Khan, Khurshid; Shuaib, Ashfaq; Whittaker, Tammy; Saqqur, Maher; Jeerakathil, Thomas; Butcher, Ken; Crumley, Patrick // Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences;Nov2010, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p808
Background: Thrombolysis in acute ischemic stroke is usually performed in comprehensive stroke centres. Lack of stroke expertise in remote small hospitals may preclude thrombolysis. Telemedicine allows such management opportunities in distant hospitals. Methods: We report our experience in...
- Banking on umbilical-cord blood. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;01/01/97, Vol. 156 Issue 1, p13
Reports the first Umbilical-cord blood (UCB) bank opened by University of Alberta Hospital and the Canadian Red Cross. Cryogenical storage of cells of aggressive and radiation chemotherapy patients; UCB transplants as replacement for bone-marrow transplants; Uses of UCB.
- Is 79 too old for a heart transplant? Cairney, Richard // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/08/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 3, p390
Discusses a decision to perform a heart transplant on a 79-year-old man. Decision which was made by the University of Alberta Hospital transplant unit members; The condition of the heart the man received; The ethical questions that the transplant has raised, including why, if the patient was...