Author: Josee Malette

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  • Josee Malette

    Dr. Josée Malette is an Emergency Medicine Resident in the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa. She is a Senior Editor with the Digital Scholarship and Knowledge Dissemination team for the EMOttawaBlog. Her interests involve critical care in low resource settings, medical education, rural medicine and prehospital medicine.

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BHP Corner, Featured, Prehospital and Transport Medicine

BHP Corner: Acute Behavioural Disturbances

Introduction  Emergency health care places paramedics and healthcare providers are at the intersection of complex ethical considerations and legal obligations ... Read more.
BHP Corner, Commentary, Featured

Transforming Canada’s Healthcare Landscape with Paramedics

Canada’s healthcare system, once a source of national pride, is now facing critical challenges that have led many to view it as “unwell” or &#... Read more.
Chest pain
Cardiology, Featured, Full Article, Journal Club

Risk Scores for Clinical Risk Stratification of Emergency Department Patients With Chest Pain but No Acute Myocardial Infarction: A Systematic Review

Methodology: 3/5 Usefulness: 3/5 O’Rielly CM, et al. Can J Cardiol. 2023 Mar;39(3):304-310. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2022.12.028.  Question and Methods: The ... Read more.
Intravenous Lipid Emulsion
Featured, Grand Round Summaries, Resident Insights, Resuscitation, Toxicology

Intravenous Lipid Emulsion: The New Fad Diet

Much uncertainty still exists surrounding intravenous lipid emulsion (ILE) therapy. The precise mechanism of action remains unknown, no definitive consensus exi... Read more.