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Researchers question automatic transfusions for trauma
Researchers question practice of automatically
transfusing large amounts of blood to trauma patients

Dr. Sandro Rizoli is a national leader in trauma resuscitation research and was appointed as the first St. Michael’s Hospital-University of Toronto Endowed Chair in Trauma Research in July. Researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital are asking questions about the practice ...


Family draws on experience with son’s traumatic brain injury to help others cope
Family draws on experience with son’s traumatic brain
injury to help others cope

Approaching the five-year mark since his accident, Andrew McCallum still regularly visits St. Michael’s for appointments and check-ups but has regained almost of all of his memory. In the late morning of April 5, 2008, Andrew McCallum was doing what ...

Posted: August 16, 2013|Emergency Medicine, Patient Care|0 comments

BC Ambulance improving emergency transport in British Columbia
BC Ambulance improving emergency transport in
British Columbia

Starting this summer, expansion of three programs by BC Ambulance Service (BCAS) will benefit critically injured or ill patients in some remote portions of British Columbia – as well as the major urban areas of Vancouver and Victoria.  In the ...

Posted: August 15, 2012|Emergency Medicine, Patient Care|0 comments

The trouble with trauma in emergency services
The trouble with trauma in emergency services

Many emergency service and health-care workers who serve the public are routinely exposed to the trauma of their patients and clients. These workers include police officers, firefighters, emergency medical services staff, hospital emergency department staff, funeral home workers, 911 operators ...


Ornge: Reducing risk through partnerships
Ornge: Reducing risk through partnerships

As a transport medicine organization, Ornge, like most first response officials and crews, knows firsthand that the consequences of a traumatic injury can be devastating. Particularly during the summer months, Ornge medical crews respond to accident scenes on a regular ...


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