COVID-19

Nesta seção você encontrará os informes de ATS produzidos pelas instituições membros da RedETSA em resposta à pandemia do COVID-19. Poderá encontrar mais recursos no site da OPAS.


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Termos e condições de uso

Resultados: 15

COVID-19 and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in the out-ofhospital settings

BACKGROUND: This document and the findings it contains were prepared in response to an inquiry from the Department of Health and Social Services in the context of the health emergency related to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Quebec. The objective is to carry out a summary review of the published data...

COVID-19 and the social safety net around children and youth at risk of abuse, and youth protection practices

CONTEXT: This document and the findings it sets out were prepared in response to an inquiry from the Ministry of Health and Social Services (MSSS) in the context of the coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency in Quebec. The aim was to conduct a summary review of the published data and to mobilize key kno...

COVID-19 and distance socializing between people living in a residential facility and caregivers in the context of a visitors ban

SUMMARY OF THE REQUEST: The objective of this rapid response is to spotlight various ways that are being used or that could potentially be used to foster social interactions between caregivers and vulnerable people at a time when no visits are allowed at hospitals, residential and long-term care centres,...

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 ...

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,...

Summary: Transcatheter aortic valve implantation: Evaluation of the evidence and synthesis of organizational issues

CONTEXT: Aortic valvular stenosis, or narrowing of the valve orifice, is a progressive disease that generally affects patients over the age of 65 years in Western countries and is usually caused by degenerative calcification. Aortic stenosis causes increasing resistance against the ejection of blood fro...

Summary: viscosupplementation for the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee

INTRODUCTION: Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is a degenerative disease that frequently results in the need for total knee replacement. This disease has been absorbing an ever-growing share of the human and financial resources of Québec’s health-care system. Considered by some to be an alternative to ...

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...