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Position Statement on Emergency Medicine Definitions from the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians

  • Jill McEwen (a1), Stephane Borreman (a2), Jaelyn Caudle (a3), Tom Chan (a4), Alecs Chochinov (a5), Jim Christenson (a6), Tom Currie (a7), Benjamin Fuller (a8), Michael Howlett (a9), Josh Koczerginski (a10), Martin Kuuskne (a11), Rodrick K. Lim (a12), Bruce McLeod (a13), Paul Pageau (a14), Chryssi Paraskevopoulos (a15), Rebeccah Rosenblum (a16) and Ian G. Stiell (a17)...
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Correspondence to: Dr. Jill McEwen, Department of Emergency Medicine, Vancouver General Hospital, 11255, 11th Floor, Diamond Health Care Centre (DHCC), 2775 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1M9; Email: jill.mcewen@ubc.ca

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