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Ultrasound Rotation

My biggest complaint about my medical school education was my lack of ultrasound training.  Yes, I learned quite a bit during my emergency medicine rotations, but I never had a formal class on the use or reading of an ultrasound. 487 more words


Pregnant paramedic helps with unexpected delivery

When an Ottawa woman went into labour in an Ottawa Paramedic Service ambulance on Thursday, expert help was at hand.

The ambulance quickly pulled to a stop on the Blackburn Bypass in the city’s east end and the paramedics on board delivered a baby girl at 4:24 p.m. 66 more words

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Statistics from Lakeshore Hospital reveal improvement in services

Officials at the Lakeshore General Hospital say reorganization and restructuring of its services has improved efficiency to better accommodate patients without breaking the budget.

On Monday, Dr. 576 more words

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Albertans among the most injured people in Canada

New national statistics show Albertans to be among the most injured people in the country, in part to due to high rates of trauma from sports, assaults and other factors. 878 more words

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Letters to the Editor: July 26, 2016

Adopt team-based model

Re: Blevins to lead revamp of Saskatoon Health Region (July 8)

I commend Sandra Blevins, vice president of the Saskatoon Health Region, for addressing emergency room (ER) over-capacity issues and the related role of family physicians. 639 more words


Residents concerned about future hours of ER service in Preeceville

Stacey Strykowski fears emergency room and acute care services at the Preeceville & District Health Centre won’t re-open in October — in spite of the fact two new doctors are expected to start working in the community by fall. 632 more words

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