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Posts from the ‘Aeromedical retrieval’ Category

How pre-hospital doctors are saving lives in the field as part of the NSW Ambulance Special Casualty Access Team


Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks – Or A Visit To An Alien Planet

One of the excellent things about retrieval work is the opportunity a clinician is presented with to try new things. Dr Alan Garner reflects on his recent experiences trying out a very particular branch of retrieval medicine – neonates and paediatrics.  I have recently had the opportunity to do some work with NETS in NSW […]

Grand Rounds Recap 9/16

Air Care Grand Rounds What do I need to assess before I load this patient in the heli? *  Does your patient need plastic? (ETT, needle/finger thoracostomy) o Get breath sounds / anticipate your possible interventions you may need * Is your patient in shock? o Don’t have a lactate? Hyperglycemia in the absence of diabetes, thirst and diaphoresis should lend you towards ‘yes’

Source: Grand Rounds Recap 9/16

Reports from the Top End – ASA Highlights Reel

Continuing the posts arising from the ASA conference (not the anaesthetics one, the Aeromed one), we share thoughts from just a few attendees with th esessions that proved to be a highlight.  The Northern Territory is known for many things. Even some things that aren’t related to crocodiles. Just recently it also hosted the annual […]

The Clot Module

From Dr Chris Denny, Auckland HEMS Medical Director: Dear colleagues, 1. We need your help. We are testing a new clinical module: The ‘Clot Module.’ Why do we want another module? To borrow an ergonomic phrase – to task cluster. 2. Please read this article (password-protected for Auckland HEMS team members only) from the 2014 Annals of […]

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 […]


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Source: Thoracostomy

Air Ambulance for Northern Ireland Update – August 2015


Why would you clamp a tracheal tube?

Why would you clamp a tracheal tube?.

7 free papers on this week’s Topic of the Week – HEMS


Jodie Mill’s poster presentation of Aeromedical Retrieval of Acute Psychiatric patients


PHARM Podcast 122 : Psychiatric aeromedical retrieval with Jodie Mills

 Picture of Jodie Mills from Careflight Facebook page

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Under pressure: Endotracheal tube cuffs

Great aeromedical #FOAMEd from #BadEM crew

Under pressure: Endotracheal tube cuffs

Red Dust, dingoes, trauma and Sepsis with Dr Chris Edwards



In memory of Dr John Hinds

Dr. Smith's ECG Blog

In memory of Dr John Hinds


"Live as if you will die tomorrow; Learn as if you will live forever"

Songs or Stories

Sharing the Science and Art of Paediatric Anaesthesia


In memory of Dr John Hinds

"Sweat the small stuff...."

"If someone is willing to teach you something for free, take them up on it. Do it. Every single time. All it does is make you more likely to succeed. And its kind of a nice way to go through life...."

Liz Crowe

Wellbeing Counsellor and Educator


In memory of Dr John Hinds

EM Basic

Your Boot Camp Guide to Emergency Medicine

Ash Witt

In memory of Dr John Hinds


Ramblings from a gasdoc with interests in #anaesthesia, #intensivecare, #echo, #PHEM and #FOAM

PulmCrit: Pulmonary Intensivist's Blog

In memory of Dr John Hinds

Miss Chardy

Laughter in the Outback

The Collective

A Hive Mind for Prehospital and Retrieval Med

Bits & Bumps

Obstetrics and Gynaecology FOAM


Why FOAM it alone?

In memory of Dr John Hinds


Or "How I'm Learning to Stop Worrying and Love Emergency Medicine"


A great site

Genevieve's anthology

Writings to amuse, teach, inspire and entertain.

JR Paramedic

In memory of Dr John Hinds

Monash Anaesthesia

In memory of Dr John Hinds


A topnotch site


Bringing the boring to emergency medicine


Navigating resuscitation

Doctor's bag

by Dr Edwin Kruys

EM nerd

In memory of Dr John Hinds

The Chart Review

In memory of Dr John Hinds

ETM Course

Emergency Trauma Management Course

The Doctor's Dilemma

Modern Medical Musings from Dr Marlene Pearce

Sim and Choppers

A blog combining medical education, simulation and helicopter retrieval medicine


Reflections of a Rural GP

Auckland HEMS

Unofficial site for prehospital care providers of the Auckland HEMS service

Rural Doctors Net

useful resources for rural clinicians


Searching for the big picture in intensive care

Nomadic GP

Adventures of a Rural Locum


Free Open Access Medical Education for Paramedics

Not just a GP

Why GP is the greatest job in the world

the short coat

In memory of Dr John Hinds


Bringing the Boring to EM

When your shift turns to shit? Keep moving, keep caring!

KI Doc

Kangaroo Island doctor blogging about Rural Medicine in Australia


pulling apart cases from the ED...

Little Medic

Learning everything I can from everywhere I can. This is my little blog to keep track of new things medical, paramedical and pre-hospital from a student's perspective.


Prehospital Emergency Medicine


Just another site

In memory of Dr John Hinds

Intensive Care Network

In memory of Dr John Hinds


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