Successful Code Orange response gets front page coverage
Pediatric emergency physician Dr. Dominic Chalut, medical co-director of Emergency Measures for MUHC Dr. Elene Khalil, and MCH associate director of nursing Margaret Ruddy, were featured on the front page of the Montreal Gazette on the Montreal Children’s Hospital’s successful Code Orange response.
Inappropriate prescription of antibiotics for children suffering from bronchiolitis
CTV Montreal, Global TV and Quebec Science report on Dr. Brett Burstein, pediatric emergency physician at the Montreal Children’s Hospital and clinician-scientist at the MUHC’s Research Institute, who published a study showcasing that children under the age of two are still being prescribed antibiotics for bronchiolitis, even though antibiotics cannot help treat viral infections.
Montreal General Hospital sees influx of patients due to icy weather
Study: Flu vaccine more effective in 2019
Dr. Brian Ward, an infectious disease specialist at the MUHC, spoke with Radio-Canada about the impressive results of a study that indicated the2018-’19 vaccine against the flu in Canada is over 70 percent effective.
Testicles for the benefit of science
Dr. Jean-Pierre Routy, hematologist and researcher at the RI-MUHC, gave an interview to Le Devoir about his research project examining how and why viruses, such as HIV, hide in the testicles.
MUHC nutritionist on the dietary shakeup
MUHC Nutritionist and Manager of Clinical Nutrition Services Deborah Fleming talked to CTV News about the new Canadian food guide.