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    Identifying when, why and how to analyze and learn from deaths in healthcare settings

    Each year more than 1,000 children and youth (0-19 years of age) die in Ontario.(1) The Office of the Chief Coroner has consistently investigated between 43-49% of these deaths each year,(1) and many of these investigations offer opportunities to learn from the circumstances of the death, although the ex...

    Comparing multi-component chronic-disease programs to disease-specific programs

    The provincial Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Strategy from 2008-12 (and then renewed until 2016) began with a focus on diabetes.(1) The strategy had a stated intention to expand beyond diabetes to a broader chronic-disease management approach. However, to determine whether it would be benefic...

    Identifying policies, financial support and professional regulations for medically necessary hair removal

    Hair removal is a necessary pre-surgical procedure prior to performing genital gender-affirming surgeries such as vaginoplasty and phalloplasty. For example, a recent literature review on the topic notes that the use of hairbearing skin in gender-affirming surgical procedures can result in post-operative...