Research Studies

The EASE project is conducted in various locations in the province of Alberta, Canada. It consists of three important studies, each with its own specialized goals and yet complimentary to each other.

EASE Study

The Elder-Friendly Approaches to the Surgical Environment (EASE) Study is assessing innovative ways to optimize care delivery in elders undergoing acute care surgery...


EASE-BIO

This EASE-BIO (using Biological samples to Identify and provide Optimized care) sub-study aims to characterize biological specimens in order to offer novel biomarker-based...


EASE-BE FIT

This EASE-BE FIT (BEdside reconditioning for Functional ImprovemenT) sub-study aims to introduce a novel bedside reconditioning program...


EASE- Ultrasound

This EASE sub-study aims to assess the loss of muscle mass in elderly surgical patients using a novel Thigh Ultrasound technique...


Facilitators and Barriers to Change

Before implementing EASE, we are interested in gaining insight from hospital staff into potential barriers and facilitators to changing a unit...


Basic Science: Role of Oncostatin M Receptor

In supplementing the clinical research, this basic science research examines the role of oncostatin M receptor (OSMR) deficiency in a model of sepsis using old mice

 


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