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FLOW Hacks 4 – Emergency Department Paramedics

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To continue our  FLOW Hacks series, lead innovators Dr. Samuel Campbell and Patrick Froese write about their team’s innovation, Using Advanced Care Paramedics as physician extenders in the management of lower acuity patients. Read on to learn how your institution could use emergency department paramedics. FLOW Hacks: The Concept The FLOW (Featured Leadership & Organizational Workplace) Hacks Series highlights innovative strategies for increasing patient flow in the emergency department (ED).  This series is unique given its focus …

National Rounds | Diagnostic Reasoning: Should we trust our gut?

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5On May 24th, 2016, Dr. Jonathan Sherbino (@sherbino) of McMaster University was invited to speak at Grand Rounds at the University of Saskatchewan on the topic of diagnostic reasoning. His presentation explained how physicians think of a diagnosis and how we can teach learners cognitive strategies to improve their diagnostic reasoning. This blog post has taken that wisdom and (hopefully) captured it in blog post form as the first blog edition of CanadiEM National Rounds. Misdiagnosis… The Boogieman …