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Ian Stiell, MD, MSc, FRCPC


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Tel: 613-798-5555 x 18683
Email: cakennedy@ohri.ca


Not sure if you can give good CPR? New data shows you probably can
August 7, 2018 - Bystanders who come to the aid of someone whose heart has stopped are performing high-quality CPR that consistently meets the latest guidelines, according to a study led by Drs. Shannon Fernando, Christian Vaillancourt and Ian Stiell.
$5.5 million to help save lives when the heart stops and standardize care for rapid heartbeat
March 9, 2018 - Two national projects led by Ottawa emergency medicine researchers received a total of $5.5 million from the Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada (CANet) and ma
Emergency medicine pioneer receives Health Research Foundation Medal of Honour
November 22, 2017 - When Dr. Ian Stiell first trained as an emergency physician, treatment decisions were based
Need a CT scan for a head injury? Ottawa rule now included in app
November 22, 2017 - The Ottawa Rules app now includes the Canadian CT Head Rule developed by Dr. Ian Stiell and colleagues. This r
When is a headache a sign of a deadly brain bleed? Ottawa rule could improve diagnosis and save lives
November 13, 2017 - More than 150,000 people visit Canadian emergency departments each year because of a headache. While it usually isn’t serious, in 1-3 percent of cases a bad headac
Emergency medicine group wins national awards
July 6, 2017 - Members of the Department of Emergency Medicine recently received four prestigious
Ottawa emergency physicians receive $2.65 M for heart arrhythmia research
April 20, 2017 - Ottawa researchers received a total of $2.65 M from The Cardiac Arrhythmia Network of Canada and partners for two projects to decrease hospital admission
Ottawa Heart Failure Risk Scale could save lives and reduce adverse events
March 16, 2017 - More than one million people come to Canadian and U.S. emergency departments each year with acute heart failure. Many of these people will experience a serious ad
Ottawa researchers take the lead in reducing unnecessary procedures in emergency department
October 12, 2016 - Unnecessary medical procedures waste billions of dollars each year in Canada and cause substantial discomfort and harm to patients. Two high-profile organizatio
The Ottawa Hospital General Campus to be a test ground to compare two rehydration fluids
August 11, 2016 - Starting August 2016, a pilot study at the General Campus of The Ottawa Hospital will help find out which of two liquids is the best to replace lost fluids in
When is fainting a sign of a bigger problem?
July 4, 2016 - Researchers develop new screening tool to help emergency physicians A simple nine
Bringing the beat back: $900k grant to help researchers compare fixes for rapid heartbeat
June 29, 2016 - It’s common for doctors in medical dramas to use a defibrillator to shock a patient back to life. However, the same machine can also help a heart that’s b
Researchers and support staff recognized at The Ottawa Hospital’s Excellence Awards ceremony
June 8, 2016 - The Emergency Medicine Research Group took home the inaugural Research Excelle
Does this ankle need an X-ray? There’s an app for that
May 9, 2016 - An app based on internationally-known Ottawa Rules will save patients from unnecessary scans The Ottawa Rules, a set of rules used around the
$3M research initiative aims to improve survival after cardiac arrest and trauma
January 20, 2016 - The Heart and Stroke Foundation and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research are providing $3 million to create the new Canadian Resuscitation Outcomes
Top medical journal recognizes practice-changing research at The Ottawa Hospital
January 13, 2016 - The New England Journal of Medicine, widely regarded as the top medical journal in the world, has recognized two research studies from The Ottawa Hospital
Ambitious research initiative aims to significantly increase Canadian survival rates from sudden cardiac arrest
December 22, 2015 - The Heart and Stroke Foundation (HSF) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) today announced a $3 million, five-year funding commitment for
CPR by medics: Keep pumping or stop for rescue breathing?
November 26, 2015 - Traditionally, paramedics and firefighters have been taught to perform CPR in cycles of 30 seconds of chest compressions, followed by an interruption for two rescue breaths. However, in recent years, animal studies and observational human studies ha
Dr. Ian Stiell leads the country in emergency medicine research, with $2.1M CIHR grant
November 12, 2015 - When Dr. Ian Stiell was trained in emergency medicine, he says he was “mostly taught to do what the doctors b
The Ottawa Hospital awarded $28M from Canadian Institutes of Health Research for 22 research projects
July 28, 2015 - Twenty-two teams at The Ottawa Hospital, affiliated with the University of Ottawa, have been awarded more than $28 million in research grants from the C
$1.5M grant could improve care for trauma patients and save $10M per year
June 30, 2015 - Drs. Christian Vaillancourt and Ian Stiell ha
Promising intermediate results in CIHR’s Foundation grant competition
June 10, 2015 - Eight scientists from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute have moved on to the third and final phase of the Foundation grant competition from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), representing a success rate of 26% (over the first tw
Improving diagnosis of dangerous brain bleeds with two simple measurements
March 4, 2015 - Drs. Jeff Perry and Ian Stiell recently published a paper in
Ottawa COPD Risk Scale could save Ontario $115M over 3 years
February 18, 2015 - An economic analysis recently published by the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO) finds that t
New tool identifies high-risk lung patients: Ottawa COPD Risk Scale
February 18, 2014 - A new clinical decision tool developed in Ottawa will help emergency physicians everywhere identify patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (