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Dementia in home and community care

June 26, 2018

About 61% of seniors with dementia in Canada live at home — and they require support while staying there.

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Community Care All of Canada

Dementia in long-term care

June 26, 2018

In long-term care, seniors with dementia are at higher risk of being physically restrained and given potentially inappropriate antipsychotic drugs than other seniors. However, policy changes and educational supports have helped spur a decrease in this trend over the past several years.

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Community Care Alberta British Columbia Ontario

Dementia in hospitals

June 26, 2018

Seniors living with dementia spend more time in the emergency department and have higher rates of hospitalization than other Canadians 65 and older, CIHI analysis shows.

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Emergency Care Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Nova Scotia Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan

Young-onset dementia

June 26, 2018

Canadians with young-onset dementia present unique care challenges Fewer Canadians are diagnosed with dementia before age 65 than as seniors — but their needs can be just as great. At the time of diagnosis, people with young-onset dementia may still be working, taking care of their children and parents, and meeting financial commitments. Learn more about how care is different for people with young-onset dementia.

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Family doctor preparedness

June 26, 2018

The growing number of seniors living with dementia is leaving some primary care doctors feeling less well-prepared to manage dementia care in the community.

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Community Care All of Canada International
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National Ambulatory Care Reporting System Data Elements, 2018–2019

February 16, 2018

Comparative list of 2018–2019 mandatory and optional data elements for all NACRS data submission options.

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Emergency Care All of Canada
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Emergency care PDF

NACRS Emergency Department Visits and Length of Stay, 2016–2017

November 30, 2017

View data tables about emergency department visits and length of stay by province and territory for 2016–2017, based on data submitted to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System. 

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Emergency Care All of Canada Hospital Care
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NACRS Emergency Department Visits and Length of Stay, 2015–2016

February 9, 2017

View data tables about emergency department visits and length of stay by province and territory for 2015–2016, based on data submitted to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System.

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Emergency Care
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NACRS Pick-Lists for 2017–2018 (CEDDxS v4.0, PCL v5.0)

November 30, 2016

The Presenting Complaint List (PCL) was developed by the Canadian Emergency Department Information System (CEDIS) Working Group. It includes common symptoms, complaints, problems or reasons for seeking medical care. The Canadian Emergency Department Diagnoses Shortlist (CED-DxS) includes more than 800 diagnoses in common terms, which are mapped to ICD-10-CA codes.

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Emergency Care XLSX

National Ambulatory Care Reporting System Data Elements, 2016–2017

February 8, 2016

Comparative list of 2016–2017 mandatory and optional data elements for all NACRS data submission options.

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Emergency Care All of Canada
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Emergency care PDF

interRAI Update — Fall 2015

November 2, 2015

Learn about CIHI’s partnership with interRAI, the new integrated interRAI suite of assessment instruments and how organizations will be able to submit data from the new suite to CIHI.

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Community Care All of Canada
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Anaphylaxis and Allergy in the Emergency Department

September 8, 2015

Describes visits to the emergency department for an allergic reaction (including anaphylaxis).

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Emergency Care Alberta British Columbia Manitoba Nova Scotia Ontario Prince Edward Island Saskatchewan Yukon
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Physician Follow-Up After Hospital Discharge: Progress in Meeting Best Practices 

March 17, 2015

An assessment of the rate of follow-up with a community physician in Alberta and Saskatchewan after hospital admission for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart attack or heart failure.

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Community Care Alberta Saskatchewan Primary Health
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