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Atlases & Reports

Health Outcomes for Better Information and Care (HOBIC): Acute Care and Home Care in Ontario 2013

Wodchis WP, Ma X, Mondor L, White P, Purdy I, Iron K, Jeffs L, de Nobrega P, McGillis Hall L. June 2014

The HOBIC program's third annual report focuses on measures in acute care and home care settings in Ontario.

Ontario Stroke Report Cards 2014

Hall R, Linkewich B, Khan F, Wu D, Lumsden J, Martin C, Morrison K, Moore P, Kelloway L, Kapral MK, O'Callaghan C, Bayley M. June 2014

Produced annually since 2011, the Ontario Stroke Report Cards grade progress in the delivery of stroke care provincially and for each of Ontario’s 14 Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs).

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Journal Articles

Co-trimoxazole and sudden death in patients receiving inhibitors of the renin-angiotensin system: a population-based study

Fralick M, Macdonald EM, Gomes T, Antoniou T, Hollands S, Mamdani MM, Juurlink DN. BMJ. 2014; Oct 30. [Epub ahead of print].

Comparing the ambulatory care and outcomes for rural and urban patients with chronic ischemic heart disease: a population-based cohort study

Tran C, Wijeysundera HC, Qui F, Tu JV, Bhatia RS. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2014; Oct 28 [Epub ahead of print].

Initiation of antidepressant medication after hip fracture in community-dwelling older adults

Iaboni A, Seitz DP, Fischer HD, Diong CC, Rochon PA, Flint AJ. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014; Oct. 15 [Epub ahead of print].

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At a Glance

OCTOBER 2014

  • One in 200 Ontarians have inflammatory bowel disease; rate among world's highest
  • No difference in adverse gastrointestinal events with two eye drugs
  • Few patients with bladder cancer are referred to a medical oncologist prior to surgry
  • Long-term proton pump inhibitor therapy linked to hospitalization for low blood magnesium
  • Babies born in Canada to immigrant mothers have lower risk of cerebral palsy

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