25
JAN
2016

Really Rural Surgery, Ep. 15

The fifteenth episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this podcast, Dr. Batchelor and Dr. Nicole Ebert speak in front of a live audience at the 2016 ESS CME and Summit Meeting on the topic of amniotomy to increase likelihood of successful vaginal...
06
JAN
2016

Really Rural Surgery, Ep. 14

Photo: Jenny Lee Silver The fourteenth episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this podcast, Dr. Batchelor and Dr. Shu Ho discuss the use of carbetocin vs. oxytocin for the prevention of post-partum hemorrhage in Cesarian section and vaginal...
27
NOV
2015

Proposed ESS curriculum, commentaries published

The proposed ESS curriculum and evaluation paper is now available online at the Canadian Journal of Surgery web site! Download the curriculum now Two commentaries were co-published alongside the proposed curriculum: A supportive commentary by Drs. G. Warnock and P. Myles can be...
27
NOV
2015

Really Rural Surgery, Ep. 13

Photo: *bri*   The thirteenth episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this podcast, Dr. Batchelor and pilot/physician Dr. Henry Chapeski look into a procedure that actually works for treating ingrown toenails. Listen to the podcast now
04
NOV
2015

Really Rural Surgery, Episode 12

Photo: Todd Lappin   The twelfth episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this podcast, Dr. Batchelor and a very keen family medicine resident, Dr. Andrew Battison, discuss the necessity of an roadside emergency kit when working as a rural...
02
NOV
2015

Joint Position Paper published in CJRM

The Joint Position Paper is now available in the Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine. Read it now. The paper was jointly published by the College of Family Physicians of Canada, the Canadian Association of General Surgeons, the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada,...
28
SEP
2015

Really Rural Surgery, Episode 11

Photo: Lisa Ouellette   The eleventh episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this podcast, Dr. Batchelor does a bit of naval gazing and looks to see whether mesh or sutures are better for closing umbilical hernias. Listen to the podcast now
31
AUG
2015

Really Rural Surgery, Episode 10

  The tenth episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this podcast, Dr. Batchelor speaks with medical student, Nico Merc, about cephalad-caudad expansion of the uterine incision in Caesarean sections. Listen to the podcast now
28
JUL
2015

Really Rural Surgery, Episode 9

Photo: Jason Meredith The ninth episode of Really Rural Surgery is now available online and on iTunes. In this podcast, Dr. Batchelor speaks with BC GP Anesthetist, Dr. Sean Ebert, about a metanalysis of colonoscopy in rural communities. Listen to the podcast now
26
JUN
2015

SAVE THE DATE: CME for GPS, Jan 22, 2016

The CME for GPS returns to Banff, AB on Friday Jan 22nd, 2016, as part of the Rural Emergency Mecicine program Back by popular demand: updates in operative delivery and OB emergencies (Dr Andrew Kotaska, obstetrician, Yellowknife) Day in the OR you never want to have (Dr Garth...