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Full House at Wood Forum on Shoulder and Elbow Injuries
Nov 172017

Full House at Wood Forum on Shoulder and Elbow Injuries

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It was a full house at this year’s Wood Forum featuring talks on the latest research in preventing and treating shoulder and elbow injuries, and a special presentation by Rhett Warrener, former Calgary Flames defencemen, on the impact of shoulder injury on career and life. The symposium, held on Oct. 28 at the Red & White Club in ...

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Aug 172017

BJH SCN Seeks Pathway to Better Care for Obese Patients with Osteoarthritis

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Alberta’s first workshop on how to improve care for osteoarthritis sufferers who have the added burden of being obese revealed that patients and their care providers need new evidence-informed guidance. “What we heard over the course of two days is that we need to shift patient perception of the role of surgery, adapt OA treatment ...

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Jun 122017

Save the Date: Free Wood Forum on Shoulder and Elbow Injuries

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If you’re suffering from a shoulder or elbow injury, mark your calendar to attend the Wood Forum from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, October 28, and hear about the latest research in prevention and treatment. Special guests include Jon Cornish, former All-Star running back with the Calgary Stampeders, and Rhett Warrener, former defenceman ...

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Missed the Wood Forum on Arthritis and You? See the Presentations and Video Highlights
Jan 032017

Missed the Wood Forum on Arthritis and You? See the Presentations and Video Highlights

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Several speakers at the 2016 Wood Forum have provided their presentation on the latest research advances in personalized medicine and precision care for arthritis. Click on the title to view the presentation. What Is Personalized Medicine? What Does It Mean to Have Arthritis?, by Marvin Fritzler, Cumming School of Medicine, University of ...

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Jun 232015

Improved Blood Conservation in Hip & Knee Replacement Surgery

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Over the past two years, Alberta Bone & Joint Health Institute and the Bone and Joint Health Strategic Clinical Network have been working closely with surgeons and clinical teams to reduce the need for blood transfusions in elective hip and knee replacement surgery.  There is strong evidence linking blood transfusion to poorer clinical ...

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