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Medical Imaging: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a test that provides pictures of organs and structures inside the body, produced by using a magnetic field and pulses of radio wave energy. In some cases, a contrast dye may be used during the MRI scan to improve the image of certain structures. In many cases, MRI...

Medical Imaging: Nuclear Medicine

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What is nuclear medicine? Nuclear Medicine is a safe, painless process used to image the body and treat disease. Nuclear medicine is unique in that it is extremely sensitive to abnormalities in an organ’s structure or its function. It offers early detection and is used in the diagnosis, management...

Medical Imaging: Radiology

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General Radiology/Radiography or x-ray uses x-rays passed through your body to create a picture of internal structures of your body. These images are used to identify disease or injury. What is digital tomosynthesis? Digital tomosynthesis is a specialized x-ray exam where the x-ray tube moves over...

Medical Imaging: Ultrasound

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What is an ultrasound? Ultrasound creates images using sound waves instead of x-rays. It is very good for looking at organs such as the heart, veins, arteries, gallbladder, liver, spleen, kidneys and bladder. Ultrasound services at St. Joseph’s Ultrasound services at St. Joseph’s include...

Medically Complex Patients

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What type of patients are cared for in Complex Care? Complex Care provides care for adults with ongoing complex care needs that cannot be met in the community or in a long-term care facility. Short-term complex medical patients Short term complex medical patients are those who are: Not eligible for...

Mental Health Care

At St. Joseph’s we are committed to helping individuals with mental illness achieve their personal goals while supporting the patient’s family/support network. Our vision at St. Joseph’s is to earn complete confidence in the care we provide and to make a lasting difference in the quest to live fully...

Mental Health Care: Adolescent Psychiatry Program

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The Adolescent Psychiatry Program, a part of the wider St. Joseph's Mental Health Care program, provides specialized consultation, education, assessment, treatment, stabilization and community integration services to adolescents between the ages of 13-18, living in Southwestern Ontario, who are...

Mental Health Care: Assessment Program

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Who we are The Assessment Program, accessible by physician referral, provides inpatient care for those diagnosed with serious mental illness in Southwestern Ontario who require specialized diagnostic assessment. Care includes assessment, initial stabilization and rehabilitation as well as...