Consciousness

Consciousness

By Mark Elliott, MD, FRCPC

Anesthesiologists take consciousness away from a patient before a surgical procedure and then bring consciousness back to the patient after the operation is finished. Consciousness has been an important topic in religion and philosophy for millennia, but with neuroscience progressing the way it is, it is becoming an important topic in science as well.

WorkSafeBC resources for community physicians

WorkSafeBC resources for community physicians

By Ernest Salcedo/ Celina Dunn, MD, CCFP, CIME/ Olivia Sampson, MD, CCFP, MPH, FRCPC, ABPM

In 2018, there were 155 753 work-related injuries reported to WorkSafeBC.[1] Many, if not most, community physicians will treat injured workers. There are several resources available to community physicians to help support them and their patients. Here are four avenues through which to get support from WorkSafeBC on work-related health conditions: