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Severe Asthma: Characterization for Individualized Therapy

Chapter 1: Severe Asthma Phenotypes

Richard Leigh, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

Chapter 2: Severe Asthma Endotypes

Harold Kim, MD, FRCPC
Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Western University and McMaster University, London and Hamilton, Ontario

Chapter 3: Severe Eosinophilic Asthma: A Clinical Profile

Catherine Lemière, MD, MSc
Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec

Chapter 4: Anti-IL-5 Therapy and Other Biologics in Severe Asthma

J. Mark FitzGerald, MD, FRCPC
Professor, Division of Respirology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia

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Sexual Health


Chapter 1: Hypoactive Sexual Desire Disorder

Dr. Marla Shapiro C.M.
Professor , Family and Community Medicine
University of Toronto, Ontario

Chapter 2: Treatments – Psychology

Lori A. Brotto PhD, R Psych
Professor, Faculty of Medicine | Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Executive Director, Women's Health Research Institute | Canada Research Chair in Women's Sexual Health
The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia

Chapter 3: Treatments – Pharmacology

James G. Pfaus, PhD, IF
Professor, Department of Psychology
Researcher, Center for Studies in Behavioral Neurobiology (CSBN)
Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Pursuing the Next Step in Reduction of Residual CV Risk

CHAPTER 1: Lipid Lowering: The Road to Current Treatment Guidelines

Jean C. Grégoire, MD, FRCPC, FACC
Cardiologist Montreal Heart Institute Associate Professor of Medicine
Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC

CHAPTER 2: The Development and Promise of PCSK9 Inhibitors

Nabil G. Seidah, OC, OQ, PhD, FRSC
Director, Laboratory of Biochemical Neuroendocrinology Clinical Research Institute of Montreal, Canada
Research Chair in Proteolysis Montreal, QC

CHAPTER 3: LDL-C Remains the Single Best Target for CV Risk Reduction

Milan Gupta, MD, FRCPC, FACC
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, McMaster University Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto Medical Director, Canadian Cardiovascular Research Network Toronto, ON

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Lowering Urinary Tract Infections Associated with Urethral Procedures

Chapter 1: Reducing UTIs Associated with Urethral Procedures: Concepts and Strategies

Jun Kawakami, MD, FRCSC
Southern Alberta Institute of Urology, Calgary, Alberta

Questions and Answers 1/3 – Urologist’s Perspective

Jun Kawakami, MD, FRCSC
Southern Alberta Institute of Urology, Calgary, Alberta

Questions and Answers 2/3 – Obstetrician / Gynecologist’s Perspective

Wynne I. Leung, BSc, MD, FRCSC
Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Rockyview Hospital
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

Questions and Answers 3/3 – Surgeon’s Perspective

Rohan Lall, MD, FRCSC, FACS
General and Trauma Surgeon, Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta

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Solving Osteoarthritis Pain Control: Current Status of Hyaluronic Acid Knee Injections

Chapter 1: Osteoarthritis of the Knee: Addressing a Growing Epidemic

Pankaj Dhawan, MD, FRCSC
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Vancouver, British Columbia

Chapter 2: Hyaluronic Acid in the Knee: History, Characteristics and Efficacy

R. Timothy Deakon, MD, FRCSC
Oakville Sports Injury Clinic, Oakville, Ontario

Chapter 3: Hyaluronic Acid in Clinical Practice: Managing Symptoms in Knee Osteoarthritis

Michael Clarfield, MD, CCFP
Director, Sports Medicine Specialists, Toronto, Ontario

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Strategies Beyond Statins for Control of Dyslipidemias

Chapter 1: Care Gap: Reaching Guideline Goals

Jacques Genest, MD, FRCP(C)
Professor, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
Novartis Chair in Medicine, McGill University
Scientific Director, Center for Innovative Medicine
McGill University Health Center/Royal Victoria Hospital
Montreal, Quebec

Chapter 2: Bile Acid Sequestrants: Rediscovering an Alternative to Statins

Robert A. Hegele, MD, FRCPC
Jacob J. Wolfe Distinguished Medical Research Chair
Edith Schulich Vinet Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Human Genetics
Martha Blackburn Chair in Cardiovascular Research
Distinguished University Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario

Chapter 3: Dyslipidemia in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Special Challenges

Vincent Woo, MD, FRCPC
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba

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