Ottawa Handbook of Emergency Medicine

 We are excited to introduce the Fifth edition of The Ottawa Handbook of Emergency Medicine. Your bedside guide for approaches to various Emergency Medicine presentations.

Highlights of the Fifth edition include the addition of: general surgery emergencies, pediatric orthopedic presentations, and updates in pediatric fever + more! 

Functional Neurologic Disorders

Functional Neurologic Disorders

Note: This grand rounds presentation and summary had contributions from Dr. Anne-Marie Abe, a neuropsychiatrist specializing in functional neurological disorders in Ottawa.   Patients living with functional neurologic disorders (FND) have been deeply stigmatized...

BHP Corner: The Opioid Crisis

BHP Corner: The Opioid Crisis

Opioid use disorder is a terrible disease that takes over people's lives and leaves them overwhelmed, consumed by compulsions and cravings, and often alone. Over the past 10 years, opioid overdoses and deaths have continued to climb in Ontario, now surpassing the...

Peri-Intubation Hypoxia After Delayed Versus Rapid Sequence Intubation in Critically Injured Patients on Arrival to Trauma Triage: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Peri-Intubation Hypoxia After Delayed Versus Rapid Sequence Intubation in Critically Injured Patients on Arrival to Trauma Triage: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Methodology: 3/5 Usefulness: 3/5 Bandyopadhyay A, et al. Anesth Analg. 2023 May 1;136(5):913-919. Question and Methods: This is the first RCT looking at DSI vs RSI in adult trauma patients with no difficult airway features. All intubations performed by an anesthesia...

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