Nova Scotia EMS Researchers Present Studies at the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) Conference

Eight Nova Scotians attended the National Association of EMS Physicians Conference in Tucson Arizona in January 2012.

Seven research presentations were given of studies conducted in Nova Scotia or which EHS was a site or contributor.

Click here to read the abstracts for our studies.


Abstract #30. TRANSPORT OUTCOMES AND DISPATCH DETERMINANTS IN A NOVEL EXPANDED-SCOPE PARAMEDIC–LONG-TERM CARE PROGRAM. Jensen, Travers, Dobson, Bardua, Cox, Merchant, McVey, Carter

Abstract #51. FRAILTY IN OLDER PREHOSPITAL PATIENTS: PROPERTIES OF A CLINICAL FRAILTY SCALE. Goldstein, Rockwood

Abstract #74. MOST PARAMEDICS ARE VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE IN THE PREHOSPITALWORKPLACE. Bigham,  Tavares, Jensen, Munro

Abstract #85. PERSONALITY FACTORS AND SUSCEPTIBILITY TO BURNOUT IN NOVA SCOTIA GROUND AMBULANCE PARAMEDICS: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY. Dewar, Carter, Eskes

Abstract #119. FIELD INTUBATION SUCCESS 12 MONTHS BEFORE AND AFTER AN INTENSIVE AIRWAY MANAGEMENT COURSE. Carter, Leroux, Walker, McVey, Jensen

Abstract #120. PARAMEDIC CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF ACUTE MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION WITH FIBRINOLYTICS: A PROCESS MAP AND HAZARD ANALYSIS. Jensen, Walker, Hill, Denike, Matthews, Boudreau, Travers

Abstract #138. DEVELOPING A CANADIAN EMS RESEARCH AGENDA: A BASELINE STUDY OF STAKEHOLDER OPINIONS. Dainty, Jensen, Bigham, Blanchard, Socha, Morrison, Carter, Travers, Brown, Craig, Cain, Brown.

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