Drs. Jenny Thain and David Sanders are part of a research team bringing together their wide range of expertise to address the problem and test solutions.

Hip fracture unit study to help reduce delirium rate postoperatively

LHSC: Victoria Hospital - 

A unique care provider team led by orthopaedic surgeons and geriatricians have come together to tackle the rates of delirium in a post-operative unit at Victoria Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC). 

A first-of-its-kind research study through Lawson Health Research Institute, they are aiming to reduce the overall incidence of delirium for patients recovering from hip fractures using a series of simple yet effective changes to the environment and coordination of care. 

Calen and Tracy Nejim

Tracy Nejim and her son, Calen

Researchers highlight the need to address parents’ wellbeing

Off­site - 

Epilepsy is a chronic condition affecting approximately 42,000 Canadian children and youth. But when a child is diagnosed, the effects go beyond seizures.

Tracy Nejim knows the impact having a child diagnosed with epilepsy can have on a parent and caregiver. For her family, they’ve had a long journey of small successes and adjusting for set-backs. 

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