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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

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.).

After listening to this podcast, listeners will be able to: 
  1. Evaluate when to visit of the Emergency Department
  2. Be aware of alternative solutions to make the visit to E.D. more efficient
  3. Consider consulting the family physician or other healthcare providers before visiting the E.D.

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