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Gary Andolfatto Finds Ketamine Alleviates Acute Pain During Ambulance Rides

Gary Andolfatto Finds Ketamine Alleviates Acute Pain During Ambulance Rides

  In his recent study, published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, Dr. Andolfatto and his colleagues found when ketamine is added to nitrous oxide and administered intranasally, it provides clinically significant pain reduction and improved comfort for patients. “We now have the science to show us that it can be used effectively and safely […]

Dr. Jared Baylis presenting at Kelowna EM Research Day

1st Annual Kelowna EM Research Day

Kelowna celebrated its first EM Research Day on Wednesday, April 17, 2019! The goal of the annual event is to build local research capacity. The presentation topics are listed below: Kelowna Emergency Department Suboxone Starts (KEDSS) Program for opioid use disorder: A program evaluation study. Dr. Britt Bailey, R2 UBC RCPS- EM Residency Program-Interior Journal […]

Louise Cassidy Awarded Resident Innovation Fund

Congratulations to RCPS-EM resident, Louise Cassidy, who was chosen as a recipient of the Resident Innovation Fund from Resident Doctors of BC! The award of $2,500 is for her project “Post-shift road safety in British Columbia Medical Residents”. Louise developed and advanced this from an initial idea to a research project during the DEM “NERD Block”. […]

Reminder to Register: EM Research Day 2019

UBC EM Research Day CFRI Chan Centre, BC Children’s Hospital 9:00AM to 4:00PM   Dear BC Adult & Pediatric Emergency Physicians, Emergency Nurses & Paramedics, We are pleased to invite you to attend the 11th Annual UBC EM Research Day. The event will take place at the CRFI Chan Centre auditorium at BC Children’s Hospital […]

Jeff Brubacher Receives $1.36M in research funding from Health Canada

Congratulations to Dr. Jeff Brubacher and his research team for being awarded $1.36M over 36 months for their national study “Monitoring and Preventing Impaired Driving in Canada”. The study will measure drug levels in injured drivers from ten trauma centres across Canada, in addition to four centres in BC. The goal of this project is […]