By Dr Chris Denny, Auckland HEMS Medical Director
In the early days of Auckland HEMS, we loosely 'bolted on' our equipment to the existing paramedic gear. As time passed and we forged a strong collaborative relationship with our paramedic colleagues, the performance gap in our gear required a solution. One year ago we held an 'Ergonomic Equipment Exercise', led by Dr.
Pearls from Rich Levitan on surgical airways: Do the “Laryngeal Handshake” to identify airway anatomy and the Cricothyroid “Cartilaginous Cage” is protective
It was a pleasure to catch up with Icelander-turned Londoner Dr Helgi Johannsson regarding the 'Wrongfooted' case.
Helgi is a prolific blogger - using Social Media to disseminate both useful nuggets of clinical information under the #TGDed hashtag (trauma gas education) and also occasional trash tweets on the weekend. Follow him at @TraumaGasDoc.
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