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Alan Forster, MD, FRCPC, MSc
613-798-5555 ex 12777
aforster@ohri.ca

Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus
1053 Carling Avenue, Box 684
Administrative Services Building
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9

News

Decision tool identifies which patients with COPD are at risk of death, serious complications
December 3, 2018 - A made-in-Ottawa decision tool can help emergency physicians identify which patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are at high risk of serious complications including death. The Ottawa COPD Risk Scale is better than current practice ...
The Ottawa Hospital Emergency Surgery Study: A World Leader in the Delivery of High Quality and Efficient Surgical Care
July 10, 2017 - Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa are tackling the often-overlooked issue of delayed emergency surgeries. Emergency sur
Ottawa Heart Failure Risk Scale could save lives and reduce adverse events
March 16, 2017 - More than one million people come to Canadian and U.S. emergency departments each year with acute heart failure. Many of these people will experience a serious ad
$150,000 grant to help researchers test whether exercise before surgery can help elderly patients recover
August 17, 2016 - Dr. Daniel McIsaac and his team were awarded $US 150,000 by the International Anesthesia Research Society
The Ottawa Hospital General Campus to be a test ground to compare two rehydration fluids
August 11, 2016 - Starting August 2016, a pilot study at the General Campus of The Ottawa Hospital will help find out which of two liquids is the best to replace lost fluids in