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PHARM PODCAST 106 : Prehospital airway

 

Image from Twitter. No financial disclosures

Image from Twitter. No financial disclosures

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Auckland HEMS prehospital blood transfusion – coming soon to a helicopter near you

Originally posted on Auckland HEMS:

Bloody hell.

Pretty much summarizes the severe traumas that define the essence of our trade.

And sometimes, the answer to critical bleeding is to give blood.

We are grateful to our colleagues at Sydney HEMS, who advise: “blood is provided to transfuse patients with life-threatening bleeding after meticulous attention to hemorrhage control.”

Auckland HEMS is poised to begin providing prehospital blood as part of our bundle of critical clinical interventions. We are fortunate to collaborate with the New Zealand Blood Service and with our local District Health Board to provide this service. http://www.nzblood.co.nz

Herein, please find our training video. We welcome your feedback.

Our draft Blood SOP is undergoing usability testing with our clinical teams. Once finalized, we will share this for FOAM.

This is an unsystematic review of the current literature. A few themes are emerging:

1. There is now evidence of survival benefit in the military and in…

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Soft neck collar to replace hard – times are a changin!

image from http://www.actimed.com.au/images/products/collar.jpg (no conflicts of interest exist)

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PHARM PODCAST 105 : Scottish Retrieval Services with Jon and Tash

scottish retrieval

Artwork by Dr Natasha Burley-Pirie!

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Arterial Line Setup & “Alternative Use” – August EVO entry!


Well done on a great entry by UCAIRCARE/TAMINGTHESRU folks, Dr Jeff Hill and Dr Mike Steurwald!
CHECK OUT ALL THE ENTRIES HERE

GOODSAM APP – Your new superpower in a phone


as shown on Sky TV here
Also check out the GOODSAMAPP website here

Deploying the Video Laryngoscope into a Ground EMS System

Dr Brian Burns (left) and Dr Karel Habig teaching on King Vision VL

Dr Brian Burns (left) and Dr Karel Habig teaching on King Vision VL

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Bubbles in the Wilderness at Adventuremedic

From Adventuremedic.com article by Dr Natasha Pirie-Burly ” Bubbles in the Wilderness”

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Digital intubation but not as you know it

Scalpel Finger Bougie Cricothyrotomy for SMACC 2014 from Scott from EMCrit on Vimeo.

This is the technique for surgical airway as taught at Greater Sydney Area HEMS. Thanks for Scott Weingart for producing this demonstration video

PHARM is the finishing school for critical care

 

Want to take it to the next level? You decide.

Want to take it to the next level? You decide.

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PHARM goes to Sydney HEMS!

Through these humble doors, prehospital specialists are made

Through these humble doors, prehospital specialists are made

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ETM Course Podcast with Dr Brian Burns

Dr Brian Burns and need to carry a scalpel

Dr Brian Burns and need to carry a scalpel

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PHARM PODCAST 102 : Prehospital Lessons from a PJ – “That others may live”

Pararescue medic Michael Lauria

 

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Making the Call: Enhancing Cognition, Critical Thinking, and Decision Making in Acute Care by Michael Lauria

I saw this on Twitter today and its a great lecture along the lines of Weingart and Reid’s discussion of Combat Mindset in critical care. Check it out!

Rural Prehospital Care Survey by Dr Tim Leeuwenburg

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Bits & Bumps

Obstetrics and Gynaecology FOAM

FOAMcast

Why FOAM it alone?

Prehospital and retrieval medicine blog

DrGDH

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

rain0021

A great WordPress.com site

Genevieve's anthology

Writings to amuse, teach, inspire and entertain.

Prehospital and retrieval medicine blog

Prehospital and retrieval medicine blog

Keeweedoc

A topnotch WordPress.com site

BoringEM

Bringing the boring to emergency medicine

resusNautics

Navigating resuscitation

Doctor's bag

by Dr Edwin Kruys

Prehospital and retrieval medicine blog

Prehospital and retrieval medicine blog

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

GreenGP

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

expensivecare

Searching for the big picture in intensive care

Nomadic GP

Adventures of a Rural Locum

AmboFOAM

Free Open Access Medical Education for Paramedics

the short coat

Prehospital and retrieval medicine blog

BoringEM

Bringing the Boring to EM

Keep Caring

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

Kangaroo Island doctor blogging about Rural Medicine in Australia

thebluntdissection

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.

MEDEST

Prehospital Emergency Medicine

ruralflyingdoc

Just another WordPress.com site

MDaware.org

Prehospital and retrieval medicine blog

Intensive Care Network

Prehospital and retrieval medicine blog

Broome Docs

Rural Generalist Doctors Education

Resus M.E!

Prehospital and retrieval medicine blog

EMCrit Blog - Emergency Department Critical Care

Online Medical Education on Emergency Department (ED) Critical Care, Trauma, and Resuscitation

St Emlyns

Meducation in Virchester #FOAMed

Emergency medicine and critical care medical education blog

RFDS Australia - Queensland Section The STAR Program

Specialised Training in Aeromedical Retrieval

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