This article published in CJEM 2020 by Dr. Eddy Lang and colleagues is freely accessible online and features tips for Emergency Department leadership during a pandemic.
This article published in CJEM 2020 by Dr. Jason Buick and colleagues is freely accessible online and features a summary of the key areas that make COVID-19 a unique challenge for Paramedics.
Infographic for Age is just a number – and so is frailty: Strategies to inform resource allocation during the COVID-19 pandemic
This article published in CJEM 2020 by Kevin Boreskie MSc. and colleagues is freely accessible online and features strategies to inform resource allocation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Infographic by Dr. Hans Rosenberg @hrosenberg33
Infographic for the Protected Code Blue – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the Emergency Department during the COVID-19 pandemic
This article published in CJEM 2020 by Dr. Sarah McIsaac and colleagues is freely accessible online and features an explanation of what the Protected Code Blue is meant to accomplish and how to easily execute it in your Emergency Department. Infographic created by Dr. Hans Rosenberg @hrosenberg33
Originally published in CJEM 2020, we explore the role of twitter in the dissemination of medical information/misinformation during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the original article for more information!
Guiding Principles Suspected SARS-COV-2 patients showing signs of hypoxemic respiratory failure should be intubated proactively, as early as possible. Signs may include FiO2 requirement > 50%, clinical signs of respiratory fatigue despite supplemental oxygen, or hemodynamic instability. Do not wait for rapid deterioration to act! Such unstable respiratory failure patients in the ED – whether under the care of Emergency […]
RAFF2 Ian Stiell and colleagues are back at it with atrial fibrillation; The RAFF2 trial (Electrical versus Chemical cardioversion for Emergency Department patients with Atrial Fibrillation (RAFF2); A partial factorial randomized trial) was published in The Lancet this week. Acute atrial fibrillation is an irregular dysrhythmia that should be treated within 48 hours to avoid significant complications such as stroke […]
Dr. Reardon and colleagues identify key management priorities in optimizing the early resuscitation in patients after out of hospital cardiac arrest.