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by AnotherMedic
Sat Sep 23, 2006 1:32 pm
Forum: Emergency Medical Transport
Topic: A Look At Ornge's Mobile Ambulances And A Preview Of Their Medical Simulation Truck
Replies: 27
Views: 19320

Top Secret

HEY!! How did you get that? It's a top secret pilot project, no one is supposed to know.... at least until it gets painted all ornge! (because moose hunting season is supposed to start soon...Hmmmm, maybe that's why all the aircraft are being painted ornge, so we don't get shot at?!)
by AnotherMedic
Sat Sep 16, 2006 8:59 am
Forum: Emergency Medical Transport
Topic: A Look At Ornge's Mobile Ambulances And A Preview Of Their Medical Simulation Truck
Replies: 27
Views: 19320

Very nice! Glad to hear that D's business is doing well. I remember the days when he was an E/R nurse at NY Branson before he departed for his business venture's..It was always a hoot going in there. Thanks for the info. I guess if the intention is to have a dedicated jet then a paint job may be in ...
by AnotherMedic
Thu Sep 14, 2006 12:31 pm
Forum: Emergency Medical Transport
Topic: A Look At Ornge's Mobile Ambulances And A Preview Of Their Medical Simulation Truck
Replies: 27
Views: 19320

Your company? Standing Agreement air charter? You won't need to paint your aircraft, it's only the dedicated aircraft. Which company you with, where do you operated from.
by AnotherMedic
Sat Sep 09, 2006 9:22 pm
Forum: General EMS Discussion
Topic: Check out chest pain
Replies: 14
Views: 2031

I relize we can get the lab values quickly, in the field even. The point being, for the serum markers to be elevated they have been infarcting for a substantialy period of time already and have damage. Whereas a positive 12 lead with clinical signs and symptoms is more than enough to initiate invasi...
by AnotherMedic
Wed Sep 06, 2006 6:07 pm
Forum: Emergency Medical Transport
Topic: A Look At Ornge's Mobile Ambulances And A Preview Of Their Medical Simulation Truck
Replies: 27
Views: 19320

I heard he had gone back to air........he is fixed wing is he not? I don't see much of them anyways. or their response will be is excess of 90 mins (and we are 50/50 between Ottawa and Toronto so have a the opportunity for either). When available, they work wonderfully, they are just too few to be ...
by AnotherMedic
Wed Sep 06, 2006 5:57 pm
Forum: General EMS Discussion
Topic: Check out chest pain
Replies: 14
Views: 2031

Troponin

The only problem with the Troponin test is that once you are actually registering any of the markers... Tp, CK-MB, MB then you are already hours too late. In field 12 Leads are the way to go... even in the hands of Primary Care this is one skill that has proven life saving capabilities, medics can a...
by AnotherMedic
Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:12 am
Forum: Emergency Medical Transport
Topic: Toronto to buy EMS equipment without bids
Replies: 5
Views: 2307

Purchase is second attempt

This purchase is the result of a failed purchase attempt with Medtronic products. They purchased the Medussa eACR software from Medtronic and the software has serious issues. They are a year behind and looking at another year to get it working. This purchase from what I know of the other dabacle was...
by AnotherMedic
Wed May 31, 2006 8:54 pm
Forum: Paramedics
Topic: Edmonton Ambulance Emergency
Replies: 11
Views: 2309

Where to spend the money..Best Bang for our Bucks

Hmmm, well in my humble opinion the money needs to be spent on primary care. The research shows that education alone will not change the publics use of emergency rooms as primary care physicians. The largest input of money needs to go into primary care and redirecting patients away from our current ...
by AnotherMedic
Wed May 31, 2006 8:43 pm
Forum: Paramedics
Topic: Ambulance attendants will need diplomas
Replies: 13
Views: 2397

Quebec EMS System

The Quebec system not unlike many other aspects of that province and culture is tied directly to France. They are basically grasping at a last ditch effort to keep the same style of pre-hospital care in Quebec as they deploy in France. Their system has a number of staff doctors that work on response...
by AnotherMedic
Tue Apr 25, 2006 9:32 pm
Forum: Paramedics
Topic: Newfoundland and Labrador Paramedics sound alarm over workloads
Replies: 8
Views: 1738

Ontario Transfer System

It's coming to a Province near you. We are not far off from a separate transfer system in Ontario. Just look at the job posting for the MTCC - Medical Transportation Communications Centre that has merged with MATC - Medical Air Transportation Centre. Expansion of the air program and introduction of ...