MedicNEWS

Insight for paramedics in Eastern Ontario

MedicNEWS for June/July 2022

June 2022

The new issue of MedicNEWS for June/July 2022 is out now: Read it here!

In this issue:

BHP Corner: Should we be ventilating everyone with a baby BVM? Pulmonary barotrauma from assisted ventilation may be associated with increased morbidity and mortality, so it's important to minimize the likelihood of it occurring. Dr. Nick Costain summarizes the evidence and answers the question of whether it’s time to use the pediatric BVM for everyone. See Dr. Costain’s conclusions.

MedicNEWS for April/May 2022

April 2022
In this issue
  • Your full Spring 2022 CME line-up announced
  • Contraindicated: Why we gave medications to 104 patients who weren't eligible for them last year (and what we can do about it)
  • BHP Corner: Acute Behavioural Disturbance
  • First Reading: the RPPEO's New Book Club's first book will get you thinking

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MedicNEWS for February/March 2022

February 2022
In this issue:
  • 9 Steps for Handling an Adverse Medication Event
  • Regional STEMI Q3 Performance Reports
  • BHP Corner: Traumatic Cardiac Arrest
  • Spring CME Announcement

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MedicNEWS for December, 2021

December 2021

MedicNEWS Issue 2.5 is here!

In this issue:

  • The Truth is in your ACR
  • Deadline Alert: Are you ready to meet the Maintenance of Certification requirements?
  • BHP Corner: Doc-talk on pain and analgesia in Eastern ON
  • Case Study: Surprise reason for hypoglycemia in a diabetic patient

MedicNEWS for October, 2021

October 2021
MedicNEWS Issue 2.4 is here! In this issue:
  • Here's what's in your Fall 2021 CME
  • When will you get methoxyflurane on your ambulance?
  • How to get ready for the Maintenance of Certification Deadline
  • What's the BHP thinking when you're talking TOR?
. Also, in this issue you'll find news for paramedics in this region. Read October MedicNEWS now!

MedicNEWS for July, 2021

July 2021
MedicNEWS Issue 2.3 is here! In this issue, find out what you should be watching for with MIS-C or Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children - sometimes called Pediatric Inflammatory Multisystem Syndrome (PIMS). It's suspected to be a heightened inflammatory response caused when the child's body releases cytokines that lead to organ and tissue damage and may be related to pediatric COVID-19. Also, in this issue, you'll find an argument debunking the idea of so-called brittle diabetes, announcements about your CME and news for paramedics in this region. Read July MedicNEWS here.

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