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  • A clinician’s guide: managing COVID-19 stress and anxiety

    A clinician’s guide: managing COVID-19 stress and anxiety

    These days, it may feel like you’re running a marathon, except you don’t know the distance, the route is unpredictable and you have no way to judge if you’re fit enough to finish.

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  • How to talk to your kids about COVID-19: Considerations for health care providers

    How to talk to your kids about COVID-19: Considerations for health care providers

    Talking with children about dangerous or scary situations such as the COVID-19 pandemic is difficult for all parents. A clinical psychologist shares considerations for those on the front lines.

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  • Two weeks of self-isolation: a physician's experience

    Two weeks of self-isolation: a physician's experience

    When Dr. Ann Collins and her husband went to Florida in late February, they had no idea they would be returning home to the COVID-19 pandemic and two weeks of self-isolation. Here’s how it went.

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  • Ask a Librarian: COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

    Ask a Librarian: COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus)

    Here are some clinical resources on coronaviruses and COVID-19 selected by Joule’s Ask a Librarian team using a variety of tools.

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  • On overcoming imposter syndrome: A personal take

    On overcoming imposter syndrome: A personal take

    Being a leader can be tough at the best of times. When faced with discrimination as the only black medical student in her class, Chika Stacy Oriuwa stood up and made her voice louder.

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  • Using AI to ease troubled minds: a remarkable search to improve treatment for depression

    Using AI to ease troubled minds: a remarkable search to improve treatment for depression

    Dr. David Benrimoh and his start-up, Aifred Health, are applying AI technology to break the “guess and check” cycle of depression treatment. Post-Joule Innovation grant, here’s what is helping them to

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  • From one doctor to another: a roadmap for leading departmental change

    From one doctor to another: a roadmap for leading departmental change

    Introducing change in medicine is hard ― making it stick is even harder. Dr. Duncan Rozario, Head of Surgery at Oakville Trafalgar Hospital, used the Kotter model to make it easier.

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  • Ask a Librarian: Vaping

    Ask a Librarian: Vaping

    Resources on vaping selected by Joule’s Ask a Librarian team using a variety of tools included with a CMA membership.

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  • Innovation at work: Anticipating infectious disease outbreaks

    Innovation at work: Anticipating infectious disease outbreaks

    BlueDot, Dr. Kamran Khan’s AI health company, sent the first warnings of the coronavirus

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  • To de-stress or distress: making well-being a priority in med school

    To de-stress or distress: making well-being a priority in med school

    It’s never too early to focus on burnout prevention. Medical students experience many challenges that can threaten their mental health, impact their studies and affect their future careers.

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  • Ask a Librarian: Carbon monoxide poisoning

    Ask a Librarian: Carbon monoxide poisoning

    In Canada’s coldest months, when fuel-burning appliances are in everyday use, carbon monoxide poisoning should be top of mind.

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  • ‘It’s the small things that matter’: 5 ways physicians can care for caregivers

    ‘It’s the small things that matter’: 5 ways physicians can care for caregivers

    Like many other members of your health care team, caregivers are in distress. They’re struggling with loss, change, increase of responsibility and burnout. How can you care for them too?

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  • Tackling burnout: Steps to rekindle your inner flame

    Tackling burnout: Steps to rekindle your inner flame

    It's about more than just resilience.

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  • Burnout triggers: What’s outside, what’s inside and what’s unavoidable?

    Burnout triggers: What’s outside, what’s inside and what’s unavoidable?

    It's not the destination you thought you were headed for: so drained by the drive to learn, to qualify, to deliver care, you can’t summon up a drop of emotional energy. This is burnout.

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  • 6 techniques to calm a busy brain: mindfulness in a crowded life

    6 techniques to calm a busy brain: mindfulness in a crowded life

    The impact of stress on doctors and learners is very real. Mindfulness can help—but how do you get started?

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  • Does this ancient tradition have a role in 21st century health care?

    Does this ancient tradition have a role in 21st century health care?

    The short answer: yes. For doctors, it can improve communication and remove the mental clutter that gets in the way of both empathy and open-minded diagnosis.

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  • Ask a Librarian: Influenza

    Ask a Librarian: Influenza

    Why is the flu shot so important? Health Canada ranked influenza and pneumonia among the top 10 leading causes of death in Canada.

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  • Keep calm and turn your phone on: 12 doctor-approved medical apps

    Keep calm and turn your phone on: 12 doctor-approved medical apps

    Medical apps are everywhere. Dr. Chandi Chandrasena shares what doctors should consider before they download an app as well as which she recommends.

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  • Convergence: how three technologies inspired one solution to help surgeons

    Convergence: how three technologies inspired one solution to help surgeons

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