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Volunteering in the moment
Volunteering in the moment

BC Ambulance Service paramedics aim to provide timely, high quality emergency medical care for patients throughout the province. The morning of May 26, 2012, seemed like a typical one for Victoria, B.C. commuter Nicole Smart. She was on her way ...

Posted: December 13, 2013|Cardiology, Emergency Medicine|0 comments

Experiential course helps paramedics deal with death and dying
Experiential course helps paramedics deal with death
and dying

While paramedics across Canada are dedicated to saving patients, death is a reality in the profession.  Paramedics can deliver death notifications in the field, at trauma scenes and in homes for reasons as diverse as cardiac arrest, miscarriage, stillbirth or ...


Special delivery: Baby Atticus tests EMS paramedics and local hospital
Special delivery: Baby Atticus tests EMS paramedics and
local hospital

On April 26, 2012, Baby Atticus decided that 9 plus months of waiting was long enough.  The 7 pound, 2 ounce son of Mary Overholt and Travis Doak became a resident of Peterborough in grand style. “Travis and I decided to ...


Midwives train paramedics in emergency skills
Midwives train paramedics in emergency skills

Paramedics from the Greater Toronto Area have been overwhelmingly responsive to the training they have received from midwives in dealing with out-of-hospital birth emergencies. To date, more than 150 paramedics have received the emergency obstetrical skills training from four registered ...


Peel first to launch North American CPR study: Chest compressions key to survival
Peel first to launch North American CPR study: Chest
compressions key to survival

Peel Regional Paramedics have enrolled the first case in a North American study intended to determine the impact of an alternate method of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) compared to standard CPR. “Previous research has shown that minimizing interruptions in chest compressions may ...

Posted: August 1, 2011|Emergency Medicine, Research|0 comments

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