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The use of electroconvulsive therapy in Québec

INTRODUCTION: From the time it was introduced into psychia-try in 1938, electroshock treatment, also known as ECT (for electroconvulsive therapy), has been highly controversial. In fact, it has been so controversial that in the mid-1960s, its use decreased considerably in the Western world, under social ...

Télésanté: lignes directrices cliniques et normes technologiques en télépsychiatrie

INTRODUCTION: La télépsychiatrie est l’une des plus anciennes applications de la télémédecine. Les premières expériences remontent aux années 1950, mais c’est à partir des années 1990 qu’elle a véritablement pris son essor avec l’implantation de plusieurs projets. Comme il s’agissait...

Telehealth: clinical guidelines and technical standards for telepsychiatry: summary

INTRODUCTION: Telepsychiatry is one of the oldest applications of telemedicine. Although the first experiences date back to the 1950s, telepsychiatry really began to develop in the 1990s with the implementation of a number of projects. Since these were almost exclusively initiatives in clinical settings,...

The role of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in the management of autism: summary

CONTEXT: Autism is a neurological disorder characterized by early impairments in the overall development of cognitive, speech and relational functions. It is one of a family of pervasive developmental disorders (PDDs). The clinical picture of autistic disorder is highly variable, and its management requi...

Screening mammography: a reassessment

INTRODUCTION: Eight trials examining the performance of screening mammography have been conducted in the USA, Sweden, the United Kingdom and Canada, beginning in 1963. A first report by the Conseil d’évaluation des technologies de la santé (CETS) published in 1990 concluded that screening mammography...

Place de la coloscopie virtuelle dans un programme organisé de dépistage du cancer colorectal

Le cancer colorectal constitue la deuxième cause de mortalité par cancer au pays, mais demeure une maladie curable lorsqu’elle est dépistée précocement. Actuellement, la coloscopie standard est la technique de référence pour dépister et diagnostiquer les lésions colorectales cancéreuses et pr...

Place de l’oxygénothérapie hyperbare dans la prise en charge de l’autisme

CONTEXTE: L’autisme est un trouble neurologique caractérisé par des déficits précoces du développement global des fonctions cognitives, verbales et relationnelles. Il fait partie de la famille des troubles envahissants du développement (TED). Le tableau clinique du trouble autistique est très va...

Low-intensity ultrasound (ExogenTM) for the treatment of fractures

Low-intensity ultrasound (Exogen™) is a home-based treatment for certain fractures and frac-ture complications. The Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ) asked the Agence d'évaluation des technologies et des modes d'intervention en santé (AETMIS) to assess the efficacy and safety of t...

Mid-wheel drive powered wheelchairs

CONTEXT: For decades now, wheelchairs have been powered by either a rear-wheel or a front-wheel drive system. In 1996, however, a new drive configuration appeared on the scene, giving us mid -wheel drive powered wheelchairs (MWDs). The main drive wheels of these chairs are positioned in line with or near...

Liquid oxygen therapy at home

INTRODUCTION: The benefits of long term oxygen therapy (LTOT) for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are well established. Portable oxygen systems have been assessed in an AETMIS report published in 2004. These systems, developed to provide patients who are active outside the home with an oxyge...