Alberta college issues report on whistle-blower
- Reform's Hill vindicated but cautioned. Jenkinson, Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;1/27/97, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p43
Notes that Reform health critic Grant Hill of Alberta, Canada was cleared by the Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons of wrongdoing in connection with comments he made concerning the linkage between homosexuality and the spread of AIDS and other diseases. Basis for the college's decision.
- Doctors give Ralph the brush-off. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;10/16/95, Vol. 22 Issue 44, p51
Informs that the Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons' 22-member council has decided to make no decisions on what constitutes a medically necessary abortion. Response by Joanne Hatton, spokesman for the Committee to End Tax-Funded Abortions.
- Eat two bean sprouts and call me in the morning. Cosh, Colby // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;10/30/95, Vol. 22 Issue 46, p44
Reports that the Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons at their October 5, 1995 meeting agreed to recognize `alternative medicine,' such as chiropractic, acupuncture, hypnosis and homeopathy. Increasing popularity of these techniques with doctors and patients; Opposing views on the...
- If it feels good, it is. Avram, Joshua // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;2/3/97, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p35
Examines bylaws passed by the Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons (ACPS) regulating alternative therapies such as acupuncture, chiropractic medicine and chelation. Reactions among alternative medicine supporters against regulation.
- A treatment for arrogance. Fuller, Patty // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;4/25/94, Vol. 21 Issue 19, p30
Announces the Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons will be the first provincial body to require periodic mandatory evaluations of doctors' performance. Warning that the Alberta Medical Association may fight the plan; Other recommendations from Lynn Curry in her report to the college; The...
- Native drugs and Dr. O.D. Sillars, Les // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;10/10/94, Vol. 21 Issue 43, p41
Announces that since 1990 no less than 15 of Dr. Dionisio O. David's patients have died of prescription drug overdoses or by mixing pills and alcohol and that 10 of those were from Eden Valley Stoney Indian reserve. David's nickname; How he will soon face a disciplinary hearing; Alberta College...
- The College defends the necessity of abortion on demand. Ohlhauser, Larry // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;10/30/95, Vol. 22 Issue 46, p19
Offers the responses of the registrar of Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons to questions from `Alberta Report' on the College's refusal to provide a definition of medical necessity regarding abortion.
- Neither medical nor political. Grace, Kevin Michael // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;10/23/95, Vol. 22 Issue 45, p10
Comments on the refusal of the Alberta College of Physicians and Surgeons and the Alberta Medical Association (AMA) to define medical necessity regarding abortion. Premier Ralph Klein's reaction; Klein's earlier announcement that Alberta would no longer fund abortion on demand; Comment by...
- Chronic fatigue syndrome comes out of the closet. Sibbald, Barbara // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;09/08/98, Vol. 159 Issue 5, p537
Explains how the legitimacy now attributed to chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) as a medical condition will impact Canadian physicians. Biological basis for CFS; Recent Alberta court ruling about CFS; When CFS was first described; Plans for CFS guidelines from the Alberta College of Physicians and...