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Reports from the Top End – The TriClinicians Cup

Recently the Aeromedical Society of Australia had their annual conference up in Darwin. This is the first of a few posts arising from people who got there – Dr Sam Bendall with a report from sim land.  I love the way simulation brings people together. All aeromedical services use simulation as a training tool and that […]

Ferno Australia Student Paramedic Simulation Challenge 2015 : Team Auckland University

Approx 17 min duration, courtesy of Team Australia EMS Periscope feed (@TeamAusEMS)

Disaster Planning for Dummies

A personal story of Cyclone Yasi. This presentation by Dr Sean McManus outlines an exhausting 96 hours. The post Disaster Planning for Dummies appeared first on Intensive Care Network.

Supraglottic Airways: Their Evolution as Tracheal Tube Introducers by Dr Jim DuCanto

Dr Jim DuCanto

Dr Jim DuCanto

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In Difficult-to-Intubate Children, Video Laryngoscopy Is Modality of Choice


Demonstration of lung effect of PEEP with manual resuscitator


Keep up the campaign ! Its Working! Emergency medical helicopter service to be set up in Northern Ireland, says health minister


R-ketamine: a rapid-onset and sustained antidepressant without psychotomimetic side effects

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Very basic short summary of lung line signs prepared for ASUM ASM workshop


Dr Kovacs winter take on ABCs


Northern Ireland Air Ambulance Petition Handover, 8th September


College of Paramedics UK supports HEMS for Northern Ireland Campaign


STEMI and STEMI Equivalents, i.e. Who Needs the Cath Lab Now!

1. The ACC/AHA Criteria (1) (2)  ST-elevation in 2 contiguous leads that is: * Men 40: 2.0 mm ST-elevation in V2 or V3, 1 mm in any other lead * Women: >1.5 mm ST-elevation in V2 or V3, 1 mm in any other lead STEMI’s have a 90-minute door-to-balloon time mandate from the Center for Medicare Services (CMS). To be good stewards of our resources we need to be familiar the false positive STEMI patterns.  Ultimately, however, some degree of over triage and activation for false positives is expected and (potentially even) desirable.

Source: STEMI and STEMI Equivalents, i.e. Who Needs the Cath Lab Now!

Introducing the LITFL Toxicology Library

The launch of the toxicology library, tox tutes and additional resources.

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Update on HEMS for Northern Ireland campaign, September 2015



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