In a moment, one injury could change your life. When car accidents are more severe, that’s when injuries can be considered catastrophic and lead to life-altering, permanent changes. However, even minor accidents can sometimes lead to serious injuries and impairments. In Canada, catastrophic accidents are at a record high. Although the pandemic and lockdowns have … Continued
In a major development for brain injury survivors across Canada, the Canadian Association of Nuclear Medicine (CANM) has adopted, ratified and endorsed Guidelines for Brain Perfusion Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT). Simply, the SPECT scan is now medically recognized for the diagnosis and prognosis of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The SPECT test shows in … Continued
Motorists who are seriously injured in a car accident in Ontario regularly find themselves in the precarious and uncomfortable position of having exhausted the full amount of medical/ rehabilitation and attendant care benefits available from their accident benefit insurer yet still being in dire need of extensive ongoing treatment and care. A number of unfortunate … Continued
Thomson Rogers Webinar Series: Proving Brain Injury SPECT Scan Case Study And The Clinician's Role In Helping The Client Along The Road To CAT Determination.
Insurers have been put on notice — accident victims who have been deemed catastrophically impaired more than 104 weeks after their car accident can no longer be barred from claiming catastrophic attendant care benefits based on the expiration of the two year limitation period set out in section 18 of the Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule … Continued