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Inpatient Diabetes Education

<<< previous: patient handouts next >>> City-wide diabetes nurse educator The city-wide diabetes nurse educator will travel to and support all sites associated with St. Joseph's Health Care London and London Health Sciences Centre. Contact Number: 519 658-8500 ext. 35142 or pager 519 685-8500 ext...

Ivey Eye Institute

The Ivey Eye Institute is the main referral centre for eye disease in Western Ontario, located at St. Joseph's Hospital in London, Ontario. What we do We provide quality medical and surgical eye care for our community and region. We train future eye care practitioners. We share our knowledge and...

Ivey Eye Institute: Low Vision Clinic

Area of Care
Make the most of your existing sight: low vision services Vision loss that cannot be corrected by ordinary glasses, contact lenses, medication or surgery is called "Low Vision". Low vision services do not restore lost vision but rather utilize the remaining vision to its fullest potential. Low...

Long-Term Ventilator Care

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Long-term mechanical ventilation The Complex Care Program at Parkwood lnstitute provides a clinical setting for patients requiring long-term mechanical ventilation (LTV) and has six beds within the Complex Care Program that can be used for the residential care of “medically stable” ventilator...

Lung Diseases Program

Assessment, care and education St. Joseph’s Lung Diseases Program provides a full spectrum of assessment, care and education for patients who have a respiratory disease. With a focus on optimal function, wellness and prevention, our team of specialists helps everyone breathe a little easier for...

Medical Imaging

Medical imaging at St. Joseph's Health Care London is a key service of our organization, supporting and providing patient care using equipment and techniques that are at the technological forefront of diagnostic imaging and intervention. Click the appropriate link below to learn more about each type...

Medical Imaging: Bone Mineral Density (BMD) Testing

Area of Care
Bone material testing at St. Joseph's Health Care London Bone mineral density testing is done to: Measure potential bone loss in a person who has risk factors for osteoporosis, a disease characterized by low bone mass leading to fragile bones Help the physician and patient determine the risk of...

Medical Imaging: Breast Imaging

Area of Care
Breast imaging is located at St. Joseph's Hospital. Depending on what test has been booked, you will be directed to arrive at either the: Norton and Lucille Wolf Breast Care Centre Diagnostic Imaging Centre Nuclear Medicine/MRI department What is breast screening? Breast screening or a screening...

Medical Imaging: CT and CAT

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Computed tomography/computerized axial tomography A computed tomography (CT) or computerized axial tomography (CAT) scan is a special type of x-ray that can produce detailed pictures of structures inside your body. A CT scanner works by directing a series of x-rays through your body to produce a...

Medical Imaging: Interventional Radiology

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What is Interventional Radiology "Special Procedures" or "Interventional Radiology" is a growing subspecialty in which both vascular and nonvascular diseases are diagnosed and treated. It is a minimally invasive technique utilizing small catheters and catheter-based instruments. These procedures are...