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Tender Loving Research saving lives of people with cardiac arrest

April 1, 2015

The latest edition of our Tender Loving Research video blog features Dr. Christian Vaillancourt explaining how good it feels to be able to save lives in the emergency department and do research that is improving care for patients in Ottawa and around the world. Dr. Vaillancourt works closely with paramedics, firefighters, 911 operators and bystanders to conduct research aimed and improving prehospital treatment for cardiac arrest. He also works with nurses and respiratory therapists to enhance the response to cardiac arrests at The Ottawa Hospital. The Ottawa Hospital Foundationís Tender Loving Research Campaign aims to raise $50M for research at The Ottawa Hospital over the next three years.



Ottawa Hospital Research Institute


The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute is the research arm of The Ottawa Hospital and is an affiliated institute of the University of Ottawa, closely associated with its faculties of Medicine and Health Sciences. The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute includes more than 1,700 scientists, clinical investigators, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and staff conducting research to improve the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human disease. Support our research. Give to the Tender Loving Research campaign.

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Jennifer Ganton
Director, Communications and Public Relations
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Office: 613-737-8899 x73325
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jganton@ohri.ca