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The Regional Dysphagia Management Team is hosting a one day (7 hours) workshop with to increase understanding of the role of instrumental evaluation in dysphagia management.

Participants are needed for a UNBC-led study seeking to assess and improve how patients respond when they experience stroke symptoms. Participants must be over 18 and must have received care for a stroke in an emergency department in Northern BC within the last five years.

Work is currently underway to develop interim guidelines for perinatal syphilis screening in light of the growing number of syphilis cases in females – including two recent congenital syphil

The Northern Health (NH) Antimicrobial Stewardship Program has developed two new regional order sets to help you with initial dosing of vancomycin and aminoglycosides for adult inpatients. These order sets were approved for use by the NH Medical Advisory Committee.

Now that we have a better understanding of how we can incorporate healthier habits into our family lives, it’s time to consider what we can do to magnify and maintain this momentum without burning out.

All NH stock of vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) 100 mg/mL x 30 mL vials are expiring on July 31, 2019. The sole source vendor has indicated that new stock will be available in mid-August 2019.

The shortage of LifeShield™ sodium bicarbonate PFS products now includes the 7.5% x 50 mL PFS. The expected resupply date is the end of October 2019 and NH may experience periods of low stock due to reduced order allocations.