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Comparing Canadian and American Normative Scores on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale

Comparing Canadian and American Normative Scores on the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale

The purpose of this study was to compare how using either the American or Canadian assessment differed in interpretation of results.

An evidence-based checklist to assess neuropsychological outcomes of epilepsy surgery: How good is the evidence?

Concurrent Validity of CNS Vital Signs in Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

This study examined if computerized cognitive testing is as effective in assessing people with mild traumatic brain injuries (MTBIs) as traditional assessments.

Comparing Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury to Trauma Controls on CNS Vital Signs

Comparing Patients with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury to Trauma Controls on CNS Vital Signs

This study set out to determine the effectiveness of the CNS Vital Signs (CNS-VS) in measuring cognitive function in patients with mild traumatic brain injuries (MTBI) compared to more traditional forms of measurement.

An evidence-based checklist to assess neuropsychological outcomes of epilepsy surgery: How good is the evidence?

Improving the methodology for identifying mild cognitive impairment in older adults

This study, published in 2012 in Alzheimer’s & Dementia, The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, set out to determine if changes in psychological measurements can improve the ability to diagnose mild cognitive impairment in older adults.

Evaluation of Children and Adolescents with Epilepsy

Evaluation of Children and Adolescents with Epilepsy

This research set out to determine if appropriate assessments in psychological and cognitive brain function weaknesses in children and adolescents with epilepsy may help to plan and track medical treatment and educational planning.

A new algorithm for the diagnosis of hypertension in Canada

A new algorithm for the diagnosis of hypertension in Canada

The objective of this paper is to present evidence for a revised algorithm to diagnosis hypertension. Two major deficiencies in the current diagnostic process must be discussed.

Copeman supports UBC's Start an Evolution Campaign

Copeman supports UBC’s Start an Evolution Campaign

Copeman Healthcare is proud to support the University of British Columbia’s “start an evolution campaign” which is raising funds for students, research and community engagement.

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Fat: friend or foe?

Research has emerged suggesting that what we’ve been told about fats over the past 50 years may be an oversimplified view, and that different types of saturated fatty acids in fact affect blood cholesterol in different ways.

Breakthrough in cognitive testing at Copeman Healthcare

Breakthrough in cognitive testing at Copeman Healthcare

Last year, Dr. Shawnda Lanting completed her two year fellowship with Copeman Healthcare Centre. As part of her fellowship, she had been researching how to streamline testing for mental illness and cognitive impairment.

The Family Health Nurse Practitioner - Innovation & Collaboration

The Family Health Nurse Practitioner – Innovation & Collaboration

The FHNPs practicing in a shared care model is successful, as evidenced by service demand and team engagement. This role is effective & efficient, improving access, continuity and quality in primary care; building the overall capacity of the primary care team.