Pacific Medical Law is proud to announce that Paul McGivern has been appointed Queen’s Counsel (QC). This prestigious recognition is bestowed on lawyers for their excellence in the practice of law, their leadership and their dedication to the legal system. Recommendations for QC appointments are made by a committee of esteemed panelists, including the Chief
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Babies are cooled immediately after birth if they have hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). HIE is a condition that occurs when an infant’s brain is deprived of oxygen. It is a significant cause of death and long-term disability in infants. The severity of the infant’s HIE determines his or her risk of cognitive impairment and disability.
The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) recently published a report indicating that Canada is falling behind the international average when it comes to patient safety. The recent report analyzes health care statistics from the 36 member countries of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Canada compares well in the area of non-medical