rural medicine

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Telehealth offers new rural health care options for Parkinson’s patients

Expanded access to specialized care and reduced travel key benefits for patients and caregivers New research from the UBC Southern Medical Program (SMP) supports the use of telehealth in the care of Parkinson’s patients in rural communities, particularly within the Interior Health region. The treatment of Parkinson’s disease is highly complex and relies heavily on…

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A lifetime of care for Cariboo physician

In 1978, just beginning his medical career, Dr. Bruce Nicolson agreed to a six-month term to work in 100 Mile House as a locum. At the time, he had been practicing as a physician in New Zealand and Australia, and training in rural health care, but he was familiar with the 100 Mile House area.…

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