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CJEM Infographic: Comparison of Sacco vs START triage using a virtual reality scenario with paramedic students

In Infographics, Medical Concepts by Simon Huang0 Comments

1This month CanadiEM is features an article recently published in the Canadian Journal of Emergency Medicine (CJEM) that compares the Sacco and START triage methods.2 The START (Simple Triage and Rapid Treatment) triage method is the most commonly used triage method worldwide and sorts patients based on their vitals and ability to walk. By contrast, the Sacco triage method is a newly developed system that sorts patients based on their vitals and available resources. …

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The ‘Top Five Changes’ Project: 2015 AHA guidelines on CPR + ECC update infographic series

In Infographics, Knowledge Translation by Blair Bigham17 Comments

Editor’s Note: Last Wednesday was like the night before Christmas for the BoringEM team. We had trouble getting to sleep as we awaited the Thursday release of the 2015 ILCOR / AHA / Heart & Stroke Foundation of Canada guidelines for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiac Care (ECC)! We spent the prior week planning for how our team could help to translate and disseminate this material to our readers, the #FOAMed community, and around the world. We are happy …