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Paramedics Report Rampant Abuse While Trying to Offer Care

RENATA D’ALIESIO From Friday’s Globe and Mail Published Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011 8:23PM EST Read the report here: See the survey results here:  

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Scientific Conferences

Not Just Golfing in the Sun When someone says they are going on a business trip, most of us would think that they are going to some wonderful place for round or two of golf and beer. While I don’t … Continue reading

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Toxidromes Part II

Welcome to Part 2 of the TOXIDROMES article (Part 1 can be found here). To recap last month’s article; A drug overdose is the ingestion or application of a substance that is above and beyond the recommended or generally used … Continue reading

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Epidural vs Subdural Hematomas

Epidural and Subdural Hematomas: Dangerous Blood Clots on the Brain Gary E Cordingley, MD, PhD In many cases of head injury, dangerous blood clots (hematomas) form on the brain’s surface. They must be identified and removed in order to minimize brain … Continue reading

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Digest #6 – Continuing Education

Epidural vs Subdural Hematomas To understand epidural and subdural hematomas — two serious consequences of head injuries — we need to know the basic anatomy of the brain and its coverings… Read More Scientific Conferences When someone says they are going … Continue reading

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