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When can you conclude death?

December 31, 2012

  MJM 2012 14(1): 49-53 Evan Watts How do we define human death? Is it a threshold in life or a catastrophic point of no return? Or is death simply a product of biological fact? […]




Human Space Exploration The Next Fifty Years

June 1, 2011

Mcgill J Med. 2011 Jun; 13(2): 76. David R. Williams and Matthew Turnock* AbstractPreparation for the fiftieth anniversary of human spaceflight in the spring of 2011 provides the space faring nations with an opportunity to […]




Physicians as Astronauts

June 1, 2011

Mcgill J Med. 2011 Jun; 13(2): 69. Robert Thirsk* In 2009 I had the good fortune to fly on a long duration space mission. With two crewmates, I launched aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket from […]




Medical Care in the Arctic and on Orbit

June 1, 2011

Mcgill J Med. 2011 Jun; 13(2): 66. David Saint-Jacques* I joined the Canadian Space Program in 2009. I am currently undergoing basic astronaut training leading, hopefully for a future mission aboard the International Space Station […]




Ultrasound: From Earth to Space

June 1, 2011

Mcgill J Med. 2011 Jun; 13(2): 59. Jennifer Law * and Paul. B. Macbeth AbstractUltrasonography is a versatile imaging modality that offers many advantages over radiography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging. On Earth, the […]




The Canadian Space Agency Space Learning Grants

June 1, 2011

Mcgill J Med. 2011 Jun; 13(2): 53. Jason Clement* The Canadian Space Agency (CSA), via its Space Learning Program offers a bevy of opportunities that Canadian university students may wish to leverage. Through the Space […]




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