Year of Science 2011 - BC Clinical Guidelines App

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Presentation at 2011 BC Year of Science - Feb 11 2011

The presentation introduces the BC Clinical Guideline application for the iPhone. The audience were encouraged to participate in a short game/demonstration by using the application to answer some of the questions posed in the presentation.

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  • Overview: About Us What we’re going to do today Intro to BC Guidelines app Later: build an iphone app demo
  • The UBC Faculty of Medicine eHealth Strategy Office is committed to the mission of exploring how the richness of the digital world (computers, mobile devices, Internet, telecommunication advances, local and global data capturing, social networking approaches, etc.) can bring pathways and insights to not only improve health service, education and research, but also create unprecedented innovations. Our office is passionate about exploring innovative, technology-enabled solutions in health care service and education, identifying unprecedented ways of using data to magnify health research, and rapidly translating these latest discoveries and knowledge into routine health practices to serve people and patients.
  • After a quick introduction to Clinical Practice Guidelines and the BC Guideline iPhone app, the students will be divided into 6 groups and participate in a game during which they must answer medical related questions. Each question will be presented on the screen and the group which answers the most questions correctly in the fastest time will win prizes.
  • After a quick introduction to Clinical Practice Guidelines and the BC Guideline iPhone app, the students will be divided into 6 groups and participate in a game during which they must answer medical related questions. Each question will be presented on the screen and the group which answers the most questions correctly in the fastest time will win prizes.
  • Osteoarthritis: patient history: joints affected: hip, knee ; no inflamation: morning stiffness <30 mins, not much swelling Osteoarthritis: physical exam: Rheumatoid Arthritis: non-inflammatory arthritis: joint pain only on an activity, morning stiffness <30 mins Management of early RA: Why? Early aggressive treatment can alter disease progression For pain management start NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug)
  • Identify the bone component: posterior edge/tip of lateral/medial malleolus What zone? Malleolar zone What kind of x-rays needed? Ankle x-rays
  • Osteoarthritis: patient history: joints affected: hip, knee ; no inflamation: morning stiffness <30 mins, not much swelling Osteoarthritis: physical exam: Rheumatoid Arthritis: non-inflammatory arthritis: joint pain only on an activity, morning stiffness <30 mins Management of early RA: Why? Early aggressive treatment can alter disease progression For pain management start NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug)
  • Risk of hypertension in next 10 years: Green <10% Suggests lifestyle changes more suitable Smoking 42 year old man, with untreated BP, with systolic: 150 Lifestyle management: Smoking cessation, physical activity (30-60 mins of moderate intensity of dynamic activity 4 to 7 days/week), weight reduction ()
  • Which 2 foods will help you get Vitamin D?

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  • 1.
    • BC Guidelines Smartphone Application:
    • Apple iPhone App Demonstration
  • 2. Who Are We? eHealth Strategy Office
  • 3.
    • What Do We Do?
    BC CLINICAL GUIDELINES APP Mission To explore how modern information and communication technologies (e.g. smart phones, internet, etc) can enable community engagement in the context of healthcare . We Create Products Such As…
  • 4. BC Guidelines App
  • 5.  
  • 6. BC Guidelines App
  • 7.
    • Now it’s time to test your BC Guidelines and iPod Touch Skills
  • 8. Question 1 Your friend Dawson is a Diabetic . Name some lifestyle management strategies for his Diabetes .
    • Diet and exercise for 5-10% weight loss
    • Stop smoking
    • Healthy diet
    • Exercise: aerobic 2.5 hr/week AND resistance 3 times/week
    • BMI 18.5 – 24.9 (normal)
    • Weight circumference (female <= 88 cm and male <= 102 cm)
  • 9. Question 2 Identify the bone area where injured! Ouch! Dawson injured his ankle playing soccer. What zone is it? What type of X-Ray needed? Posterior edge/tip of lateral/medial malleous Malleolar zone Ankle X-Rays
  • 10. Question 3 What kind of joint disease does Dawson have? After recovering from his ankle injury, Dawson is now complaining of  joint pain  in his hip . He has morning stiffness of no longer than 30 minutes , he has swelling and inflammation . He feels pain all the time when he is doing an activity such as playing soccer or walking, and at rest . Why does he need early management of the identified disease? Rheumatoid Arthritis Early aggressive treatment can alter disease progression What kind of treatment does he need for pain management? NSAID (Non-Steroid Anti-Inflammatory Drug)
  • 11. Question 4 What is the percentage of him getting hypertension in the next 10 years? Robert, Dawson’s Dad, is a 42 year-old man who smokes . He went to a hospital for check-up and to find out the risk of hypertension in next 10 years. He was advised that his blood pressure ( systolic ) was 135 and had an untreated blood pressure . 8% What is the best treatment for his current condition? Pharmacologic Treatment or Lifestyle management Name some suggestions for lifestyle management! Smoking cessation, physical activity, weight reduction, reduce alcohol consumption
  • 12. Question 5 Dawson Loves to Suntan (a source of Vitamin D). Too much in this case. Which 2 foods will help you get Vitamin D? Sardines Soy Milk Burger Spinach Banana Blackforest Cake With all the snow outside, How will he get his vitamin D?
  • 13. eHealth Strategy Office
  • 14. THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME!