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Anthony J. Salvian, MD

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Editorials / January/February 2009

I always thought that as doctors became more senior life would be­come more organized, and that one could settle into a pattern of being relaxed and venerated at work with lots of spare time for things like fishing and... Read More

Letters / November 2007

When you write an editorial you hope that it engenders thought and reaction. Obviously, how crime affects our social fabric fits the bill. I appreciate Dr Williams’s opinion and I wonder if he has been to Vancouver,... Read More

Editorials / June 2007

Crime in our city is an unusual topic for a medical journal editorial. However, crime, particularly violent crime, against defenceless and innocent people seems to be becoming rampant, and I think this affects our... Read More

Editorials / October 2006

The doctors of British Columbia are presently embroiled in yet another confusing round of arbitration and macro- and micro-allocations of contract monies. This is really too bad, and probably unnecessary. When the... Read More

Editorials / May 2005

As Canadians we pride ourselves on our Constitution. We take pride in the fact that it protects the rights of individuals and that these rights are independent of variables such as sex, race, color, religion, and age.... Read More

Editorials / October 2004

My mother passed away this summer. She was elderly, 84 actually, and as one of my friends said, she had a “good innings.” But, she was my mother and we are only issued one, and I miss her. She had led a full and... Read More

Editorials / May 2003

During the dispute between the Vancouver Hospital and the surgeons concerning the lack of surgical resources to take care of even the most urgent patients, the surgeons felt obligated to close the emergency department... Read More