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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

Trends in short and long-term survival among out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients alive at hospital arrival

Wong M, Morrison L, Qiu F, Austin PC. Cheskes S, Dorian P, Scales D, Tu J, Verbeek P, Wijeysunder H, Ko D. Circulation. 2014; Nov 18. [Epub ahead of print].

Impact of a prescription monitoring program on the prevalence of potentially inappropriate prescriptions for monitored drugs

Gomes T, Juurlink D, Yao Z, Camacho X, Paterson M, Singh S, Dhalla I, Sproule B, Mamdani M. CMAJ Open. 2014; Nov 18. [Epub ahead of print].

Gestational hypertension and preeclampsia in living kidney donors

Garg AX, Nevis IF, McArthur E, Sontrop JM, Koval JJ, Lam NN, Hildebrand AM, Reese PP, Storsley L, Gill JS, Segev DL, Habbous S, Bugeja A, Knoll GA, Dipchand C, Monroy-Cuadros M, Lentine, KL. N Engl J Med. 2014; Nov 14. [Epub ahead of print].

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At a Glance


  • 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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