Standing up for paramedic practice

‘…[the] vision of the Paramedic Association of Canada is to have paramedicine recognised in primary health care.’.

Atlanto-occipital dislocation in children: saving a life in the trauma field

Over a period of 17 years (1986–2003), a total of 16 children with AOD were seen at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The mean age of this group was 7.6 years (range 1.3–16.3 years). All 16...

The paramedics' role in safeguarding and protecting children and young people

A search was conducted of the emergency nursing and paramedic practice journals, alongside Pubmed, Cochrane, and Science-Direct data bases, from 1990 to current date. The following key words were...

World Extreme Medicine Conference and Expo

‘The talk, like many others, was illustrated with several, often gruesome pictures, many from the speaker's own personal experiences which really brought the subjects to life’.

Pre-hospital management of cystic fibrosis patients presenting with haemoptysis

Haemoptysis is a commonly reported manifestation within the CF population its incidence increasing with greater life expectancy (Flume et al, 2005). The most common causes of haemoptysis include...

Evaluating the impact on 911 calls by an in-home programme with a multidisciplinary team

One of the current issues facing the health care system in the province of Ontario is the inappropriate use of acute care beds. The Ontario government created 14 Local Health Integration Networks to...

Disaster training: lessons learnt from the 2008 Sichuan China earthquake

China is a country frequently affected by both natural and man-made disasters. For the last ten years, the Sichuan earthquake in 2008 and the Qinghai earthquake in 2010 accounted for the first and...

Reflex anoxic seizure in children

‘RAS is the term used for a particular fit which is neither epileptic nor due to cyanotic breathholding, but which rather results from a brief stoppage of the heart through excessive activity of the...

Emergency department ambulance diversion: a thing of the past?

‘So, what happens when diversion is eliminated?’.

Collaboration in pre-hospital care research: the pan asian resuscitation outcomes study

The establishment of the registry was reviewed as a study that met the criteria for minimal risk research and approved by the respective institutional review boards that have jurisdiction over the...

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