Blood pressure

Questioning the status quo

It all started with one simple question: Is this absolutely necessary? Up until then, best practice had dictated that measuring blood pressure in medical offices should be done in exam rooms only. "I was curious and wanted to know why this was advisable," says Dr. Michelle Greiver, a Family Physician in the Department of Family and Community Medicine.
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News & Community

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    Mon, Aug 14, 2017
    Read this Toronto Star page 1 article on the hand-painted ceiling tiles in our emergency department created by visual arts students at Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts. Read Moreread more
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    Fri, Aug 11, 2017
    We recognize that construction work has resulted in reduced parking availability and we are working on a broader strategy to try and address this situation in advance of the d... Read Moreread more
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    Wed, Aug 09, 2017
    Interested persons are requested to complete and submit an Expression of Interest by Friday, August 18, 2017. Read Moreread more
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