Monthly archive for June 2013

Codeine should only be used in patients aged 12 and older

Health Canada has advised that codeine use be limited to patient aged 12 and older. There have been reports of deaths in children who were prescribed codeine for pain control, following surgery to remove tonsils and adenoids. The concern is that some patients are genetically sensitive (CYP2D6 in

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Drs. Ciavarro and Roth – Board Examiners for Oral Surgery and Endodontics

Drs. Ciavarro and Roth – Board Examiners for Oral Surgery and Endodontics

Dr. Cesare Ciavarro and Dr. Karina Roth – Donating their time to Further the Profession Dr. Ciavarro and Dr. Roth recently donated their time to act as Board Examiners for the Royal College of Dentists of Canada.  This was Dr. Ciavarro’s first time examining for Oral and

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Advanced Cardiac Life Support Re-Certification at Coronation Dental Specialty Group

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Re-Certification at Coronation Dental Specialty Group

The Doctors and Nurses of Coronation Dental Specialty Group recently re-certified their skills in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). ACLS deals with the provision of CPR, and the resuscitation and maintenance of patients who suffer unstable fast or slow heart rhythms, or go into cardiac arrest.  This

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