At a glance
- This year’s top campaign priority is a new $1.5-million CT scanner - CT scans are used to diagnose, treat and monitor diseases, including most cancer, provide immediate life-saving treatment to stroke victims and quickly assess major trauma patients and determine their internal injuries.
- There is one CT scanner used for testing at the QEH, which annually performs about 11,500 scans. - Purchase of a state-of-the-art CT scanner will include valuable postprocessing technology and exceptional imaging to deliver even higher diagnosis accuracy. - Donations can be made to the QEH Friends for Life campaign by calling the foundation office at 902-894-2425, by visiting Qehfoundation.pe.ca or through the mail (QEH Foundation, P.O. Box 6600, Charlottetown, P.E.I., C1A 8T5.