||Caring for Casualties:
The Epidemic of Sports Related Injuries
Athletes participating in
organized sports at both the amateur and professional
levels are experiencing an increasing number of
injuries. One of the most troublesome forms of trauma in
the athlete is concussion. Recent statistics on the
prevalence of trauma in all contact sports will be
Your Heart Health:
Getting to the Heart of the matter
What is heart disease? Why do some people get it and
some don't? Learn about prevention and treatment of
common cardiac conditions.
Dr. Nadia Giannetti
Your Safety Net
The ER is your safety net. How does it
function? When should you use the ER and what can the ER
do for you?
Dr. Marc Afilalo
High Intensity Caring
Exploring the world of the
critically ill - how do you end up there, how sick is
sick, what are your chances of surviving? A short
journey into the difficult world of the sickest patients
in the hospital.
Dr. Ash Gursahaney
We will look at the history
of aviation medicine from its origins to modern-day
practice. We will explore the effects of the unique
environment in a pressurized aircraft that the treating
doctor must consider in order to properly care for the
sick patient being transported over thousands of miles.
Finally, we will consider the future of air transport
and how modern medicine will be practiced.
Dr. Michael Churchill-Smith
Why Accidents are Rarely Accidental
An exploration of injury in our communities, from
prevention to trauma team response - the good, bad and
the ugly of Montreal.
Dr. Tarek Razek