A mobile reference for the BCAS Treatment Guidelines
Oct 23 2013, 11:41
Title amended and references to atypical presentations emphasized in bold to underscore the need to maintain a high index of suspicion
May 28 2013, 13:55
Lidocaine discontinued as a pre-intubation bolus for patients with traumatic brain injury
May 28 2013, 13:50
Lidocaine discontinued as a pre-intubation bolus for patients suffering from traumatic brain injury
Jan 31 2013, 13:47
Atropine dose updated to 0.6 mg from 0.5 mg
Oct 21 2012, 10:59
Total Body Surface Area burn % estimation - Switch from "Rule of Nines" to "Lund and Browder" chart. BCAS paramedics to refer to master treatment guideline located on the BCAS Intranet site.
Oct 21 2012, 10:34
Update to the 15 and 30 minute physician consultation. Consultation regarding confirmation of no hospital based treatable cause and 30 minute termination of resuscitation may be combined into one call. Termination of resuscitation not to occur until 30 minutes of CPR completed.
Oct 21 2012, 10:20
Recommendation to repeat capillary blood glucose following intervention to guage the patients blood glucose level following therapy
Oct 21 2012, 10:16
Burn cooling duration amended to 1-2 minutes followed by clean dry dressings.
Oct 21 2012, 10:00
Fluid Resuscitation - Target blood pressure amended to reflect 110-120 mmHg systolic
Oct 21 2012, 09:55
Fluid Resuscitation - target blood pressure amended from 90 systolic to target perfusion = return of peripheral pulses