It is a busy Monday night in the emergency department. You’ve arrived with your 2 year old child. You cannot get in to see your family doctor and she’s got a fever of 39.5 C, a sore throat and an earache.Your daughter’s crying and miserable. There is a long line up at triage. Eventually you are seen and assessed by a triage nurse and then sent to the waiting room. The waiting room is packed, your child is miserable and you are wondering how long are you going to have to wait for?
Pre-Hospital Care; Recognizing the Injury, Accessing Care
Brain Injury management starts with Emergency Service Providers (Nurses, Doctors, Paramedics, EMT’s, First Aid Volunteers). The goal of care is to recognize, treat and transport the brain injured patient by the most appropriate method (ground, lights and sirens, air ambulance). EMS provider responsibilities include;
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The recent court case, Ghiassi (Litigation guardian of) v. Singh 2017 ONSC 6541 focused on a rare, but serious complication..