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W21C Patient Safety Podcast

This podcast is about patient safety and quality improvement in healthcare, and is produced with the support of W21C - a research and innovation centre in the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary, Canada. Please visit and to reach us. Email

Aug 21, 2016

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In this episode Dr. Gabriel Fabreau describes some of the clinical issues and needs for recently arrived refugee families in Canada. 

In Calgary there are many private sponsors, faith groups, and families who help refugees but are unaware of the existence of Mosaic

Mar 4, 2016

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In this episode Dr. Eddy Lang talks about the stress and pressure in Canadian Emergency Departments and in particular in Calgary. He explains when individuals should visit the Emergency Department and provides alternative suggestions to visiting the Emergency Department (E.D.).

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Jan 8, 2016

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In this episode Dr. Chandra Thomas talks about safety related to medications in patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).  Individuals with CKD are at very high risk for medication incidents associated with enormous costs for the society and the individuals.

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Jan 8, 2016

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In this episode Craig Curtis talks about the role of pharmacists in Alberta in the development and use of the CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease) Pathway. He highlights the importance of building an evidence-based pathway that includes international recommendations easily accessible to family physicians...