C Vaillancourt

Summary

Affiliation: Ottawa Health Research Institute
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint In out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients, does the description of any specific symptoms to the emergency medical dispatcher improve the accuracy of the diagnosis of cardiac arrest: a systematic review of the literature
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Resuscitation 82:1483-9. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Cardiac arrest care and emergency medical services in Canada
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 20:1081-90. 2004
  3. pmc Evaluation of the safety of C-spine clearance by paramedics: design and methodology
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, The Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus, 1053 Carling Avenue, Room F 658, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4E9, Canada
    BMC Emerg Med 11:1. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Performer fatigue and CPR quality comparing 30:2 to 15:2 compression to ventilation ratios in older bystanders: A randomized crossover trial
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Resuscitation 82:51-6. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest surveillance in Canada: a survey of national resources
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
    CJEM 12:119-27. 2010
  6. pmc A survey of factors associated with the successful recognition of agonal breathing and cardiac arrest by 9-1-1 call takers: design and methodology
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, The Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus Floor 6, Box 685, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ottawa Ontario, K1Y 4E9, Canada
    BMC Emerg Med 9:14. 2009
  7. pmc A survey of attitudes and factors associated with successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) knowledge transfer in an older population most likely to witness cardiac arrest: design and methodology
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Emerg Med 8:13. 2008
  8. pmc An evaluation of 9-1-1 calls to assess the effectiveness of dispatch-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) instructions: design and methodology
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Emerg Med 8:12. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the effectiveness of dispatch-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation instructions
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 14:877-83. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Understanding and improving low bystander CPR rates: a systematic review of the literature
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    CJEM 10:51-65. 2008

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. doi request reprint In out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients, does the description of any specific symptoms to the emergency medical dispatcher improve the accuracy of the diagnosis of cardiac arrest: a systematic review of the literature
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Resuscitation 82:1483-9. 2011
    ..We sought to determine if, in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), the description of any specific symptoms to the emergency medical dispatcher (EMD) improved the accuracy of the diagnosis of cardiac arrest...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cardiac arrest care and emergency medical services in Canada
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario
    Can J Cardiol 20:1081-90. 2004
    ..Heart disease is the primary cause of mortality in Canada and survival to hospital discharge from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is low...
  3. pmc Evaluation of the safety of C-spine clearance by paramedics: design and methodology
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, The Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus, 1053 Carling Avenue, Room F 658, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4E9, Canada
    BMC Emerg Med 11:1. 2011
    ..The prolonged immobilization is often unnecessary and adds to the burden of already overtaxed emergency medical services systems and crowded emergency departments...
  4. doi request reprint Performer fatigue and CPR quality comparing 30:2 to 15:2 compression to ventilation ratios in older bystanders: A randomized crossover trial
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Resuscitation 82:51-6. 2011
    ..We sought to compare bystander fatigue and CPR quality after 5min of CPR using the 30:2 vs. the 15:2 chest compression:ventilation ratios in a population of older participants...
  5. ncbi request reprint Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest surveillance in Canada: a survey of national resources
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
    CJEM 12:119-27. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc A survey of factors associated with the successful recognition of agonal breathing and cardiac arrest by 9-1-1 call takers: design and methodology
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, The Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus Floor 6, Box 685, 1053 Carling Avenue, Ottawa Ontario, K1Y 4E9, Canada
    BMC Emerg Med 9:14. 2009
    ..Improving 9-1-1 call takers' ability to recognize agonal breathing as a sign of cardiac arrest could result in improved bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation and survival rates for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims...
  7. pmc A survey of attitudes and factors associated with successful cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) knowledge transfer in an older population most likely to witness cardiac arrest: design and methodology
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Emerg Med 8:13. 2008
    ..However, interest in CPR training appears to decrease with advancing age. Behaviour surrounding CPR training and performance has never been studied using well validated behavioural theories...
  8. pmc An evaluation of 9-1-1 calls to assess the effectiveness of dispatch-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) instructions: design and methodology
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Emerg Med 8:12. 2008
    ..Dispatch-assisted CPR instructions are recommended by the International Guidelines on Emergency Cardiovascular Care, but their ability to improve cardiac arrest survival remains unclear...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the effectiveness of dispatch-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation instructions
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 14:877-83. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Understanding and improving low bystander CPR rates: a systematic review of the literature
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    CJEM 10:51-65. 2008
    ..Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a crucial yet weak link in the chain of survival for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. We sought to understand the determinants of bystander CPR and the factors associated with successful training...
  11. pmc The impact of increased chest compression fraction on return of spontaneous circulation for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients not in ventricular fibrillation
    Christian Vaillancourt
    University of Ottawa, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Resuscitation 82:1501-7. 2011
    ..We evaluated the effect of CCF on return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) in OOHCA patients with non-VF ECG rhythms in the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Epistry...
  12. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status influences bystander CPR and survival rates for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest victims
    C Vaillancourt
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Resuscitation 79:417-23. 2008
    ..We used residential property values as a proxy for socioeconomic status to determine if there was an association with: (1) bystander CPR rates and (2) survival to hospital discharge for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of the Ottawa Aggressive Protocol with rapid discharge of emergency department patients with recent-onset atrial fibrillation or flutter
    Ian G Stiell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ont
    CJEM 12:181-91. 2010
    ..We sought to examine the effectiveness and safety of the Ottawa Aggressive Protocol to perform rapid cardioversion and discharge patients with these arrhythmias...
  14. ncbi request reprint Emergency department use of intravenous procainamide for patients with acute atrial fibrillation or flutter
    Ian G Stiell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 14:1158-64. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the efficacy and safety of intravenous (IV) procainamide for acute atrial fibrillation or flutter...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adverse events among patients registered in high-acuity areas of the emergency department: a prospective cohort study
    Lisa Anne Calder
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    CJEM 12:421-30. 2010
    ..We performed this study to describe the types and risk of adverse events in high-acuity areas of the emergency department (ED)...
  16. doi request reprint Vernakalant hydrochloride: A novel atrial-selective agent for the cardioversion of recent-onset atrial fibrillation in the emergency department
    Ian G Stiell
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 17:1175-82. 2010
    ..This study sought to evaluate the efficacy and safety of vernakalant for patients with recent-onset AF...
  17. doi request reprint The out-of-hospital validation of the Canadian C-Spine Rule by paramedics
    Christian Vaillancourt
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 54:663-671.e1. 2009
    ..This study prospectively evaluates the performance characteristics, reliability, and clinical sensibility of the Canadian C-Spine Rule when used by paramedics in the out-of-hospital setting...
  18. doi request reprint The influence of triage systems and triage scores on timeliness of ED analgesic administration
    James Ducharme
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
    Am J Emerg Med 26:867-73. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the association between triage scoring systems and triage priority scores on time to initial emergency department (ED) analgesic administration...