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  • Ask a Librarian: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

    Ask a Librarian: Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)

    Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is very common―it’s estimated more than 75% of sexually active men and women will be affected in their lifetime. Joule's librarians share clinical resources on the topic.

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  • Five keys, three Ts and mindfulness: adding compassion to your practice

    Five keys, three Ts and mindfulness: adding compassion to your practice

    What would happen if every doctor committed to giving every patient 40 seconds of compassion?

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  • When worlds collide: unique perspective leads to portable GPS for surgeons

    When worlds collide: unique perspective leads to portable GPS for surgeons

    It’s not often we see these diverse skills lumped together in one place, especially within medical circles. However, when they all intersect, the results can be extraordinary.

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  • In recognition of Dr. Diane Kelsall, Interim Editor in Chief, CMAJ

    In recognition of Dr. Diane Kelsall, Interim Editor in Chief, CMAJ

    During her tenure, Diane has led her team in the transformation of CMAJ, strengthening its voice in health policy and supporting its recognition as a world class medical journal.

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  • Finding a mentor

    Finding a mentor

    What with trying to establish your career and all, you don’t really have the time to scale random peaks until you find the perfect mentor. What to do?

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  • A win-win-win: How a novel integrated approach is disrupting dementia care

    A win-win-win: How a novel integrated approach is disrupting dementia care

    Fueled by her professional and personal experiences, the MINT model of care is the brainchild of Kitchener-based Dr. Linda Lee―a family physician with more than 30 years in practice.

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  • This common diagnostic tool got a 21st century makeover

    This common diagnostic tool got a 21st century makeover

    How one Calgary-based doctor reinvented the otoscope with computer vision

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  • Overcoming barriers to virtual care adoption can help you connect with your patients

    Overcoming barriers to virtual care adoption can help you connect with your patients

    The advantages of virtual care are clear, but adoption is lagging. What’s preventing many physicians from embracing virtual care technologies?

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  • Ask a Librarian: suicide prevention and depression

    Ask a Librarian: suicide prevention and depression

    Approximately 10 Canadians die by suicide every day. Suicide is currently ranked as the 9th leading cause of death. Joule's librarians share a selection of clinical resources on the topics.

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  • I'm a physician and I don't hate digital health care tools

    I'm a physician and I don't hate digital health care tools

    A new wave of digital health tools is helping to shift the focus back to the patient. Read what Dr. Doug Kavanagh has to say about digital health care tools.

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  • Burnout at your fingertips

    Burnout at your fingertips

    Electronic health records were supposed to be the miracle cure for every shortcoming in Canadian health care, but no one predicted the toll it would take on physicians.

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  • Take a deep breath…let’s talk conflict

    Take a deep breath…let’s talk conflict

    If you’ve worked in a busy and demanding health care organization (is there any other kind?) you’ve encountered on-the-job conflict. Is conflict a good or bad thing?

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  • 5 must read resources on artificial intelligence for doctors

    5 must read resources on artificial intelligence for doctors

    Must read resources on artificial intelligence for doctors

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  • Ask a Librarian: Lyme disease

    Ask a Librarian: Lyme disease

    Want to be current on the latest evidence on Lyme disease? Here are some resources selected by Joule’s Ask a Librarian team using a variety of tools offered with CMA membership.

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  • Mentors are like hidden treasure — hard to find, but life changing

    Mentors are like hidden treasure — hard to find, but life changing

    Sometimes the mentor you want isn't the mentor that you need.

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  • Home care requires heavy lifting―here’s how digital health technologies can ease the burden

    Home care requires heavy lifting―here’s how digital health technologies can ease the burden

    While a long-standing goal our health ministries have is to support greater home care and free up hospital waiting rooms, this has significant impact for

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  • 12 mobile apps to help you automate your practice

    12 mobile apps to help you automate your practice

    In the medical field, time is of the essence―often split between patient care, being on call and managing your practice. Here are 12 apps that could help you maximize your time.

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  • From one doctor to another: here’s what you can do about burnout

    From one doctor to another: here’s what you can do about burnout

    Burnout is not solely related to personal resilience. Here’s what you can do individually and at an institution level. Dr. Duncan Rozario also shares what he has done to battle burnout.

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  • Wise experts know they don’t know everything — and they’re willing to talk about it

    Wise experts know they don’t know everything — and they’re willing to talk about it

    Research shows that teamwork is one of those rare situations where the whole is greater than the sum of the parts. At least, it can be.

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  •  A high touch, high tech approach to COPD monitoring

    A high touch, high tech approach to COPD monitoring

    Without the right means to treat and manage COPD, it can be deadly. Learn key lessons from a hospital that introduced remote monitoring technology to reduce hospital visits and lengths of stay.

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