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Canadian Journal of Rural Medicine

Winter 1999 / Hiver 1999

CJRM 1999; 4(1)

© 1999 Society of Rural Physicians of Canada


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Cover Painting:

"Icebergs and Islands, Greenspond."
Oil on canvas 48" × 36". 1998.
Artist: Anne Meredith Barry.
Barry's artwork is available from the
Emma Butler Gallery,
St. John's, Nfld.

© 1998 Anne Meredith Barry

Icebergs and Islands Greenspond

    Features Articles
  Editorials Éditoriaux
5 The end of the beginning Keith MacLellan, MD
6 La fin du début Keith MacLellan, MD
7 President's message: building bridges — don't let them crumble! Patricia Vann, MD
8 Message de la présidente : Construire des ponts — et les entretenir!, Patricia Vann, MD
  Original Articles Articles originaux
9 Chest pain guideline and continuous quality improvement system for Canadian rural emergency health care facilities Jim Thompson, MD; Nick Balfour, MD; Peter Butt, MD; Graham Dodd, MD; Valerie Krym, MD; Chris Loreto, MD; Keith MacLellan, MD; Jock Murray, MD; Tom O'Neill, MB BCh; Mark Quigg, MD; James Rourke, MD; Michael Shuster, MD; Paul Turner, MD
21 Air ambulance transports to Port McNeill, British Columbia Stephanie Moffat, MD, CCFP; Robert A. Taylor, MD, CCFP; Harvey V. Thommasen, MD, CCFP
  The Practitioner Le praticien
27 The Ten Commandments of emergency airway management for the rural physician Gordon Brock, MD, CCFP; Francesco Carli, MD, MPhil, FARCS; Vydas Gurekas, MD, CCFP
31 Country cardiograms case 11 Gordon Brock, MD, CCFP; Vydas Gurekas, MD, CCFP
  Podium: Doctors Speak Out La parole aux médecins
32 The future of rural health: Comprehensive care or triage? Stuart Iglesias, MD
    Off Call Détente
  Tales From Rural Practrice Les belles histoires de la pratique rurale
35 A tractor tale Mary Johnston, MD
  Rural Pearls Grains de sagesse
38 How do we recruit new physicians? Terry A. O'Driscoll, MD, CCFP, FCFP
  Cryptic Crossword
60 Lee Teperman
    Departments Chroniques
40 Letters Correspondance
42 Reviews Recensions