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May 1, 2016

MMSRD 2016 Recap and Winners Presentation
Medical Education

Isabel Kim, Roman Reznikov
McMaster Medical Student Research Day (MMSRD) was first founded in 2010 to highlight the importance of research in bridging the bench-to-bedsi...
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May 1, 2016

A tribute to Dr. David Sackett – A Giant of Evidence-Based Medicine In Memoriam

Lazar Milovanovic, BASc
On May 13, 2015, Dr. David Sackett – physician, founder of the McMaster department of clinical epidemiology and biostatistics, and ...
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May 1, 2016

A Tribute to Dr. John Evans – Founder of the McMaster School of Medicine In Memoriam

Elizabeth Simms
In this issue of the McMaster University Medical Journal we remember and pay tribute to Dr. John Evans, founder of the McMaster School of Medicine....
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May 1, 2016

HIV prevention may require merging educational strategies with vaccines Commentary

Daniel Moldaver, BSc
ABSTRACT: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infects an estimated 35 million people, worldwide, causing unimaginable damage to quality of life...
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May 1, 2016

Adopting Service-learning as part of the undergraduate medical curriculum: A review of benefits and challenges Commentary

Humaira Saeed, Christian Kraeker, MD, FRCPC
It is widely known that the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada identifies health advocacy as a core competency in the CanMEDS frame...
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May 1, 2016

Cultural Competency in Epidemic Responses: A Missing Lesson from the Ebola Outbreak Commentary

Sarah L Silverberg B.Arts.Sc., Dan Poenaru MD
In late December, 2013, in a remote village in southern Guinea, a boy contracted a mysterious virus identified months later as Ebola. As ...
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May 1, 2016

Recognizing aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage and understanding management Clinical Review

Victor Lam Shin Cheung, Alim P. Mitha MD, SM, FRCSC
ABSTRACT: Aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (aSAH) is a medical emergency resulting from the accumulation of blood in the subarachnoid space....
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May 1, 2016

Towards GIM 2.0 Original Research

Hugh Fuller, Chandak Upagupta, Lori MacBeth
ABSTRACT: Healthcare is dynamic, a field that is continuously trying to provide the best care for all. General Internal Medicine (GIM) is a ma...
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May 1, 2016

Obstacle Course Racing: An analysis of Eastern Canada Spartan Race Injury Rates Original Research

Jillian L. Coleby, BSc, MD Candidate (McMaster University, Class of 2016), Émilie I. Thibeault-Rivard, MPT, BHSc.
ABSTRACT: Objective: Obstacle course racing (OCR) has stormed the athletic community over the past five years. Little has been published ...
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May 1, 2016

From the Editors 2016 Editorial

Lazar Milovanovic
Preface New and emerging clinicians and scientists have a daunting task ahead of them: treading in the footsteps of pioneers carving a new pat...
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May 1, 2015

Wii Fit™ Age in Older Adults Undergoing Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Preliminary Study Original Research

D. Paluzzi, S. Lalonde, G. Wood
ABSTRACT: Background: Wii Fit has potential applications in rehabilitative and preventative medicine; however, the prognostic value of the Wii Fit ...
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May 1, 2015

Dose Escalation for Prostate Cancer: Quality Assurance at a Regional Cancer Centre Original Research

R.F. Stephens, D. Gopaul, S. Xu, B. Hill, A. Costa
ABSTRACT: Purpose:To evaluate the freedom from biochemical failure (FFF) and acute toxicity for patients with prostate cancer treated with curative...
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Student

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Hamilton Campus
May 1, 2015

Lung Cancer Screening: A Clinical Review Clinical Review

R. Shergill, S.A. Kennedy, D. Chetan, S.B. Nair
ABSTRACT: Lung cancer is a predominant cause of cancer-related morbidity and mortality. Early detection of lung cancer can result in much bett...
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May 1, 2015

Transplant Therapy for Parkinson's Disease: Triumphs and Challenges in Clinical Research Clinical Review

L. Dolomount
ABSTRACT: Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder resulting from the depletion of dopaminergic neurons of t...
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May 1, 2015

Piliriqatigiingniq: Working Together to Stop Tuberculosis in Northern Canada Commentary

A. Bresnahan
Every clinical story has a social story. It is Christmas, and I am visiting friends and family in my hometown, an Inuit community on the ...
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May 1, 2015

Tipping the Scale: Reframing Maternal Obesity as Obesity Commentary Commentary

Claire F. Woodworth BSc, BA, MA
In June 2014, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists published a Committee Opinion for physicians on the ethical treatme...
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May 1, 2015

Lessons Learned from the Lucky Iron Fish Project Commentary

Christopher Charles PhD
I moved to a fishing and farming village in rural Cambodia in the summer of 2008. I was supposed to stay for three months; I ended up sta...
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May 1, 2015

The “Atypical Sore Throat” – a Pediatric Case of Lemierre’s Syndrome Case Report

Hannah Geddie
Suppurative jugular thrombophlebitis otherwise known as Lemierre’s syndrome is a life-threatening diagnosis. Previously referred to as&n...
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May 1, 2015

How We Do Harm, A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in America Book Review

Jason Kinnin
How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Rank About Being Sick in America by Otis Webb Brawley, M.D., with Paul Goldberg. St. Martin’s Griffith; ...
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May 1, 2015

Internal Medicine: Diagnostic and Management Considerations Clincal Quiz

Aashish Kalani BHSc
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May 1, 2015

Dermatology: What’s Your Diagnosis? Clincal Quiz

Seema Agarwal CPA, CA, Nisha Mistry MD, FRCPC
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Apr 30, 2015

MEDICINE AT McMASTER: Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine Resource

The School of Medicine, established in 1966 and renamed the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine in 2004, offers major programs in unde...
May 1, 2014

From the MUMJ Editors 2014 Editorial

Milad Modabber
Since its inception, MUMJ has recognized the importance of research in augmenting our understanding of disease processes and their manage...
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May 1, 2014

Hepatocellular Carcinoma Clinical Review

Sean Alexander Kennedy, Prasaanthan Gopee-Ramanan HBSc (H&D, MRS), Deepak Dath MD MEd FRCSC FACS
ABSTRACT: Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common primary liver malignancy and the sixth most common malignancy worldwide. HCC is pr...
May 1, 2014

Approach to Organic Causes of Depression Clinical Review

George Farjou, BHSc, Ian Mazzetti MD FRCP(C), Ameen Patel, MB, FRCP(C), FACP
ABSTRACT: Purpose: To review medical etiologies of depression and suggest a practical investigative approach. Methods: PubMed, OVID Medline, and Co...
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