Links

These links are provided to assist you in reachingyour learning goals.

POCUS Training - Contact Dr. Greg Hall at https://emergdoc.com

Frontline Forward is a support and education wellness centre. https://www.frontlineforward.com

ATLS Training - Contact Donna Allerton at https://advancedlifesupportcourses.ca

AIME Courses- http://www.aimeairway.ca

Useful Apps

The following are some Apps that we enjoy using. We have no affiliation with the Apps nor make any guarantees as to their content or accuracy.

CPR Tempo- an app with a metronome to help guide your chest compressions while performing CPR.

Full Code Pro- an app from the American Heart Association designed to help you keep track of documentation during a code situation.

Pedi STAT- an app with useful information for treating pediatric patients https://qxmd.com/pedi-stat

BiliCalc- an app which allows clinicians to enter age in hours, lab results and displays guidelines for treatment based on The American Academy of Pediatrics 2004 guidelines.

EpiPen App - Consumer app designed to teach you and others about the EpiPen Auto-Injector and what to do in the event of a severe allergic reaction.  https://www.epipen.ca/en/epipen-resources/myepipen-app

iArrest App- an app designed with checklists and memory aides to assist you in managing a code blue scenario using the latest resuscitation guidelines from the United Kingdom. http://www.iarrest.org

Code Blue App- an app designed to help you chart your code in live time with the capability of sharing it to your EMR. https://redivus.com/cardiac-arrest


Interesting Information

Crash 3- investigating the use of Tranexamic Acid in patients with traumatic head injury. The Lancet (October 2019) https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(19)32233-0/fulltext

Examining the ethics and viability of resuscitation for infants born at less than 26 weeks gestation. (Up to Date, May 2019 ) https://www.uptodate.com/contents/periviable-birth-limit-of-viability   and (Healthy Debate, June 2019) https://healthydebate.ca/2019/06/topic/babies-born-23-weeks-preterm

Women are less likely to survive an Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest Event. European Heart Journal (May 2019) https://academic.oup.com/eurheartj/advance-article/doi/10.1093/eurheartj/ehz297/5492041

Neonatal Hypoglycemia. Stat Pearls (January 2019)https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK537105/

Hypoglycemia in infants. Neonatal guideline from Winnipeg Regional Health (July 2017  ) https://www.wrha.mb.ca/extranet/eipt/files/EIPT-035-025.pdf

Crash 2- Use of Tranexamic Acid in trauma treatment. Journal of Blood Transfusion (Sept 2015) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4576020/

Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids. https://trekk.ca/ This website has useful information for clinicians and parents on a vast array of pediatric care topics.

2018 Updates to the Heart and Stroke Foundation/AHA ACLS Guidelines. https://www.heartandstroke.ca/-/media/pdf-files/cpr/new-pdfs/highlightsofthe2018focusedupdatestoguidelinesforcprandeccadvancedcardiovascularlifesupportandpediatr.ashx

Accurate Dysrrhythmia Monitoring in Adults http://ccn.aacnjournals.org/content/36/6/e26.full.pdf+html  This article outlines the guidelines for selecting cardiac monitoring leads of adults from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

The article presents information on the usefulness of the Lewis Lead in detecting atrial activity in wide complex tachycardia. http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/119/24/e592

The Lewis Lead may be helpful to identify atrial activity not seen on the standard 12 lead ecg. https://www.emnote.org/emnotes/lewis-lead-s5-lead

Caution in using Adenosine when the rhythm may not be SVT.

http://www.jems.com/articles/print/volume-37/issue-9/patient-care/patient-cardiac-rhythm-important-ems-ade.html

Guidelines on obtaining a 12-lead ecg. https://www.bmj.com/sites/default/files/response_attachments/2016/09/CAC_SCST_Recording_a_12-lead_ECG_final_version_2014_CS2v2.0.pdf