Rob Grierson

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In 2008 the Adult and Paediatric Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale (CTAS) and the Canadian Emergency Department Information System (CEDIS) presenting complaint list were updated based on user and instructor feedback. Since then the CTAS National Working Group (NWG) has revised the CTAS educational materials twice. Based on national feedback, several minor(More)
BACKGROUND Guidelines for reperfusion in ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) were recently adopted by the Canadian Cardiovascular Society. We have developed a blended model of prehospital thrombolytic (PHL) therapy or primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PPCI) activation, in order to achieve guideline times. METHODS In our urban centre of(More)
OBJECTIVES Triage is fundamental to emergency patient assessment. Effective triage systems accurately prioritize patients and help predict resource utilization. CTAS is a validated five-level triage score utilized in Emergency Departments (EDs) across Canada and internationally. Historically CTAS has been applied by triage nurses in EDs. Observational(More)
BACKGROUND There is growing use of prehospital electrocardiograms (ECGs) in establishing early diagnosis of ST segment myocardial infarction (STEMI) to facilitate early reperfusion. This study aimed to determine the predictive value of prehospital ECGs interpreted by nonphysician emergency medical services (EMS) in chest pain presentations. METHODS In our(More)
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