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Neuro Defecits Post MVC

Hx: 60 yo male presents by EMS post MVC. According to EMS, the patient drove off the road and into a grove of trees. Another driver witnessed the accident and called EMS from the scene. 721 more words

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Podiatry program cuts to save province money will strain personal budgets: patient

Seeing a podiatrist is going to strain Bill Gibbs’ budget following the release of the provincial budget last week.

After nearly losing his right foot because of complications from diabetes, Gibbs has been seeing a podiatrist regularly. 592 more words

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Is It Time For A Physician In Triage?

This is a question many emergency departments struggle with due to the demands of increasing patient volume and increasing wait times. Many departments have successfully deployed physicians or advanced practice providers in an “up front” process that has patients seeing a provider first. 611 more words

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Drugs play into disciplinary cases for three Sask. doctors

Potentially addictive drugs figured prominently in two separate disciplinary cases dealt with Saturday by the College of Physicians and Surgeons.

A Regina doctor who stole the drug ketamine for his own use from Pasqua Hospital is barred from working as an emergency room physician, as well as a critical care associate and a surgical assistant. 450 more words


Budget money to relieve pressure in Regina and Saskatoon ERs

It’s a familiar scenario — emergency rooms at the Pasqua and Regina General hospitals continue to be under pressure.

On Friday, 12 patients were waiting in the General’s ER for beds on wards because the hospital occupancy was at 104 per cent. 562 more words

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'Code Gridlock': In the eye of Ottawa's hospital crowding storm

Margaret Otto is lying on a stretcher, waiting for a hospital room.

The 94-year-old arrived at the Queensway Carleton Hospital by ambulance with fluid in her lungs. 3,013 more words

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Bringing innovative education to emergency medicine: A Q&A with a doctor/filmmaker

What do immersive simulations, filmmaking and emergency medicine have in common? One answer is Henry Curtis, MD, a Stanford clinical instructor in emergency medicine who’s using innovative tools to educate medical students and residents about emergency medicine. 628 more words