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Lecture 12

Lecture 12

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Health Studies
Course Code
HLTC22H3
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Anna Walsh

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Most patients are receiving priority procedures in time
In 2010, about 98% of Canadians who needed cancer radiation treatment received it within
the clinically recommended time frame. But there were variations depending on where they
live (Manitoba 100%; NS 85%)
Cataract Surgery 83% of Canadians received care within the recommended time frame;
48% in Alberta; 89% in NB
Joint replacement better outcome for hip replacement 84% (PEI 90%); knees 79%
(Quebec 83%)
Bypass surgery 98% for Canadians; equally distributed
MRI scans wait times are longer than CT Scans wait times
Ontario hospitals are reporting a fear with their budgets they had a demanding flu
season; number of ppl who were coming to the emergency rooms may result in low funding
for the rest of the year
1 in 10 patients admitted through the emergency dept had to wait longer than 38.5 hour for
a bed
Flu related hospitalizations in Ontario this year were up to 1000+ compared to 213 last year
London waited for 30 hours for a bed in January
Phil Collins retired at 60 he has had health problems feels too old for young pop music
as a result of repetitive drumming, he has herniated a disc in his cervical spine
As of December 12 , 2006, the Ontario Human Rights Code protects all persons aged 18+
against discrimination in employment on the basis of their age. This means that employers
cant make decisions about hiring, promotion, training opportunities, or termination on the
basis of an employees age
Robert Butler ageism
A lot of the research about the elderly have been perpetuated which also demonstrate a lack
of regard for older people assuming they dont want to be a part of society anymore
Negative/inaccurate beliefs about the elderly which leads them to be ostracized eg.
Mandatory retirement
Alzheimers Disease a study done about whether muscle strength was related to it.
Participants with higher levels of muscle strength, had a 61% decrease of developing
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Most patients are receiving priority procedures in time In 2010, about 98% of Canadians who needed cancer radiation treatment received it within the clinically recommended time frame. But there were variations depending on where they live (Manitoba 100%; NS 85%) Cataract Surgery 83% of Canadians received care within the recommended time frame; 48% in Alberta; 89% in NB Joint replacement better outcome for hip replacement 84% (PEI 90%); knees 79% (Quebec 83%) Bypass surgery 98% for Canadians; equally distributed MRI scans wait times are longer than CT Scans wait times Ontario hospitals are reporting a fear with their budgets they had a demanding flu season; number of ppl who were coming to the emergency rooms may result in low funding for the rest of the year 1 in 10 patients admitted through the emergency dept had to wait longer than 38.5 hour for a bed Flu related hospitalizations in Ontario this year were up to 1000+ compared to 213 last year London waited for 30 hours for a bed
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