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NACRS Emergency Department Visits and Length of Stay, 2017–2018

November 29, 2018

View data tables about emergency department visits and length of stay by province and territory for 2017–2018, based on data submitted to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System. 

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Emergency Care All of Canada
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Palliative care in Canada inconsistent, patients say

September 19, 2018

3 Canadian women share their experiences with palliative care and compare them with some of the findings of CIHI's new report Access to Palliative Care in Canada. Read their stories.

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Patient Experience

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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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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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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NACRS Pick Lists for 2018-2019 (CEDDxS v.5.0, PCL v5.1) (PDF format, Zip)

November 30, 2017

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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Patient Experience
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NACRS Pick Lists for 2018-2019 (CEDDxS v5.0, PCL v5.1) (Excel format, Zip)

November 30, 2017

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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Patient Experience
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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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View results — demographics

In this part of the CPES Comparative Results tool, view the demographic characteristics of patients who responded to the Canadian Patient Experiences Survey — Inpatient Care (CPES-IC). Login required.

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View results — survey questions

In this part of the CPES: Comparative Results tool, explore specific questions from the Canadian Patient Experiences Survey — Inpatient Care (CPES-IC). Login required.

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Compare results

In this part of the CPES: Comparative Results tool, compare your hospital’s results on patient experience measures with the results of other hospitals. Login required.

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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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Presenting Complaint List v.5.0: Emergency Department NACRS Pick-Lists

February 9, 2017

The Canadian Emergency Department Information System (CEDIS) Presenting Complaint List (PCL) contains patient complaints commonly seen in the emergency department and reported to the National Ambulatory Care Reporting System.

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