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Socio-economic inequalities affect asthma hospitalization rates for kids

June 18, 2018

Asthma hospitalization rates for Canadians younger than 20 have declined by 50% over the past 10 years. Yet asthma continues to be one of the leading causes of hospital stays among this age group. Take a closer look. 

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Drug Use Among Seniors in Canada, 2016: Data Tables

May 17, 2018

These data tables examine the number and types of drugs prescribed and potentially inappropriate drug use among seniors in Canada.

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Drug Use Among Seniors in Canada, 2016

May 17, 2018

Read this report to find out about the number and types of drugs prescribed, potentially inappropriate drug use and drug use in long-term care facilities among seniors in Canada.

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Drug use among seniors in Canada

May 17, 2018

Although seniors make up only 17% of the Canadian population, they are estimated to account for roughly 40% of all spending on prescribed drugs. Find out more about drug use among seniors in Canada on this page. 

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Asthma hospital stays by children and youth

April 26, 2018

Learn about trends and socio-economic inequalities in asthma hospital stays among children and youth at the provincial/territorial and national levels. 

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Intentional Assault and Self-Harm: Children and Youth in Canada

November 17, 2014

A selection of trauma cases based on external injuries caused by intentional assaults and self-harm among children and youth in Canada.

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Intentional Self-Harm Among Youth in Canada

November 3, 2014

An information sheet about intentional self-harm among youth in Canada.

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Adverse Drug Reaction–Related Hospitalizations Among Seniors

March 26, 2013

Report providing an overview of the prevalence of hospitalization of seniors due to adverse drug reactions and related risk factors.

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Medication Reconciliation: Report

October 31, 2012

Joint report released by Accreditation Canada, the Canadian Institute for Health Information, the Canadian Patient Safety Institute and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Canada, aimed at reducing medication-related errors as a priority for advancing safe, quality health care in Canada.

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Drivers of Prescription Drug Spending in Canada

March 27, 2012

Overview of drug spending, impact of cost drivers, changes in drug discovery and pharmaceutical policy that influence the availability, use and price of drugs.

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