Most Canadians get priority surgery on time

Vogel, Lauren
April 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, pE371
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the results of the study "Wait Times in Canada: a Comparison by Province, 2011" of Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) on the priority of Canadians for various surgical procedures. According to the study, about eight out of 10 Canadians do receive surgeries like hip replacements and cancer radiation treatment. The study also revealed that 83% among Canadians are having cataract surgery, while 84% undergo hip replacements.


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