The benefits and challenges of technology-based health care. Enhancing the recruitment and retention of new nurses into long-term care. The importance of patients’ and caregivers’ voices in improving care outcomes and influencing health policy.
New research focusing on these and other issues by nurses and student nurses is among more...Read more
For the eleventh consecutive year, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and its research institute, the Kingston General Health Research Institute (KGHRI), has been named one of the Top 40 research hospitals in Canada by Research Infosource. As the research arm of KHSC, KGHRI is committed to cultivating patient-oriented research, building...Read more
Two Queen’s University nurse-scientists who began their careers at Kingston General Hospital are being recognized by the Kingston Nursing Research Conference (KNRC) for their leadership in fostering research and scholarship activities for nurses across Kingston’s health sciences community.
To mark the conference’s 25th anniversary on March 3, organizers are naming...Read more
For the tenth consecutive year, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has been named one of the Top 40 research hospitals in Canada by Re$earch Infosource. KHSC strives to be a leader in research projects that are aligned with regional population health needs. As the research arm of KHSC, Kingston General...Read more
The fruits of the labour of research can take years to travel from bench to bedside. A recent COVID-19 study on remote care, however, planted a seed that has quickly blossomed into an important pilot project at KHSC to provide virtual care to patients that is reducing the length of...Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated just how quickly a virus can change our entire world in just a small amount of time. Our best defense? Data.
KGH RI researcher Dr. Steven Brooks has teamed up with colleagues across the country to develop a new emergency department network that is using...Read more
A new research project is helping to provide life-saving tools and training in point-of-care ultrasound for physicians working in remote healthcare locations. The Accelerated Remote Consultation Tele-POCUS in Cardiopulmonary Assessment (ARCTICA) project, which is rolling out across the country, is providing critical skills training and support at a critical time,...Read more
COVID-19 is a dangerous, worldwide pathogen, stressing health systems and requiring novel thinking to help those sick enough to require mechanical ventilation. Dr. John Muscedere, a researcher at Kingston General Health Research Institute, is working with colleagues across the country to study a unique treatment for these patients – furosemide,...Read more
On March 4th, 2021 nurse-scientists from across Kingston’s healthcare sector presented their research at the 17th annual Kingston Nursing Research Conference. Among the presenters were Drs. Mona Sawhney and Mary Smith, keynote speakers at the event.
Drs. Sawhney and Smith, professors at Queen’s School of Nursing, are conducting research with...Read more
Researchers affiliated with the KGH Research Institute have been awarded a total of $3.56M in funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) to support 6 key research projects focusing on new treatments for patients.
“Our researchers are leading the way in advancing discoveries that are helping us better...Read more