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Study: Only 1.5 per cent of those at high risk of opioid overdose receive a prescription for naloxone

The vast majority of people who are at high risk of opioid overdose are not prescribed the naloxone they may one day need to save their lives, according to the results of a new study published in JAMA. In fact, the...

source: By Lynn Hetzler
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We would like to invite you to our Trauma Distinction information session on Wednesday June 26th at 2:00pm EST. This session is for anyone interested in applying to be a Trauma Distinction Surveyor on behalf of Accreditation Canada. The session is not mandatory but will...


The International Federation of Emergency Medicine (IFEM) recently announced the completion of the revision of the Standards of Care for Children in Emergency Departments. This document, led by CAEP member Dr. Rod Lim, is a template for the care of children internationally...

source: International Federation of Emergency Medicine

Every summer, thousands of people look forward to heading out onto the water and reeling in cod during the recreational groundfish fishery. Dr. Christopher Patey, an emergency room doctor in Carbonear, looks forward to it too, but for...

source: CBC News

It happens almost daily, says Dr. Carolyn Snider, chief of emergency medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital in downtown Toronto: a person arrives in her department with an issue that is, on its face, absolutely...

source: National Post

Taking marijuana containing low levels of the drug's main psychoactive ingredient does not increase most drivers' risk of a crash, even though Canada's impaired-drug laws would penalize them, says the lead investigator of a study...

source: CBC News


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