Alberta doctors seek relief from oil patch boom

Kondro, Wayne
September 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/12/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 6, p571
Academic Journal
The article deals with the shortage of physicians in Canada in line with the population growth during the first quarter of 2006 caused by economic growth brought about by rising world oil prices. A total of 25, 900 people were added to the population in the first quarter alone. The shortage of internists has caused Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Grand Prairie, Alberta to close its intensive care unit.


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