St. Paul’s Hospital

B.C. study aims to triple survival rate of cardiac arrest patients (St. Paul's Hospital)

When Genya Kaplun suffered a cardiac arrest at his home in the West End, it took doctors three and a half hours of CPR to save him. Under normal circumstances, he would have been pronounced dead at his house.

Automatic CPR tested at St. Paul’s

A new trial being conducted at St. Paul’s Hospital using automatic CPR devices is being hailed as having the potential to greatly increase the survival rate of individuals experiencing cardiac arrest away from the hospital.

St. Paul’s Hospital tests new life-saving heart attack protocol (Dr. Brian Grunau)

Valentine’s can be a day of heartache for some. But for Genya Kaplun, it’s the day his heart stopped entirely.

Two concepts considered for new St. Paul's Hospital at False Creek Flats

Planners with Providence Health Care are considering two layout and design concepts for the new replacement facility for St. Paul’s Hospital at the False Creek Flats near Chinatown in Vancouver.

Providence Health Care looks to future

One of the largest Catholic health care organizations in Canada is honouring its past as it looks to the future.

Emergency physicians deserve thanks, apology (Letter)

Re: “Doctors reach deal over fees for treatment,” May 22. 

Doctors hope to repurpose cholesterol drug to treat often-deadly sepsis reactions

“Of the sickest patients that arrive at St. Paul’s Hospital, about two-thirds to three-quarters are there due to severe infection,” said lead researcher John Boyd, founder of Cyon Therapeutics. “That’s around 500 patients a year and half of them will die. It’s even worse in the developing world, where six to eight million people die of sepsis every year.”

Cash flowed, pot smoke billowed at Vancouver's 4/20 event (St. Paul's Hospital)

“It was super slow at the beginning, but now everybody is getting hungry and thirsty,” Whonnock said as she served a steady stream of customers buying $8 bannock sandwiches and $2 bottles of water.

Vancouver 4/20 pot protest morphs into chilled-out beach party (St. Paul's Hospital)

Vancouver’s annual 4/20 pot rally felt less like a protest and more like a beach party this year as revellers headed to English Bay to bake in the sun.

16 people sent to hospital after Vancouver's 4/20 event (St. Paul's Hospital)


At least 16 people were admitted to St. Paul’s Hospital on Wednesday after their 4/20 celebrations took a turn for the worse.



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