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Surgery waits lengthen despite hike in hospital spending

Albertans are waiting significantly longer this year than last for much-needed hospital care, even as the province’s health authority is spending 7.5 per cent more running its acute care facilities. 564 more words

Politics

Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine joins the Cambridge Journals list


A new partnership between Cambridge University Press and the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP).

From January 2015 the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine ( 273 more words

Emergency Medicine

The nurse who bulks

So pretty much everyone I work with has figured out by now that I lift heavy weights….I’m talking heavy. I started competing in fitness competitions a little over a year ago. 348 more words

Animals

VetiGel: The Band-Aid of the Future Stops Bleeding Instantly

Game changer for first responders and emergency medicine in general. If you know someone in the field pass this along.

These are the most crowded emergency rooms in Montreal

Officially, there are 15 stretchers at the emergency room of St. Mary’s Hospital Centre.

But on any given day, there are between 20 to 30 patients on stretchers, lined along the hallways or surrounded with improvised curtains on odd corners. 738 more words

Local News

How can we do this better?

Health care professionals – nurses, doctors, physical therapists and so on – go into their professions because they want to help people. Sometimes, however, these people find themselves in situations where, even when they are using the best available treatments, they find themselves wondering if the treatment could be done better.  944 more words

Family Medicine

On being new as fuck

Well, it’s been twelve shifts and I can surely say my eyes are being opened. That being said, I’ve barely scratched the surface.

Completing my practicum at home could only nearly prepare me for this job. 1,008 more words

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