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Lecture 6

Lecture 6

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University of Toronto Scarborough
Health Studies
Anna Walsh

HLTB01 Lecture 6 June 2110 Current events: Have an issue inCanada with palliative care 910 canadians who die need palliative care And this option is only available to 13 of this number We need more information how to address HR, staffing to build better capacity for palliative care for those who need it 17 recommendations made Issue of bed bugs: Etobicoke general William Osler Health Centre are battling an infestation of bed bugs in the mainfloor (emergency dept, staff lounge, and furniture in the critical care unti) 2 staff members had bites Said public was not at risk and patients can still go Trying to convince us that this was not a risk since 2004, we have had a big problem with bed bugs in Toronto no legal legislation that forces hospitals to state whether they have bed bugs so we might never know people who scratch the bites can end up with an infection not an easy problem to solve suspect that it was a female patient (emergency room) was the source of the bugs pest control company was hired to get rid of them take pesticide used 2 sniffer dogs tohunt down the bed bugs Oral health some people dont have the insurance to cover it not covered by OHIP people in the city that are posing as dentists (basements) charging
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