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 […]
Posts from the ‘Prehospital medicine’ Category
Approx 17 min duration, courtesy of Team Australia EMS Periscope feed (@TeamAusEMS)
Hi everyone. Unfortunately I am unable to make it to the Paramedics Australasia conference in Adelaide this year. I was looking forward to taking part in the FOAMed workshops, however other events require my attendance, so I won’t be there. But fear not! You don’t have to miss out on me making noises with my […]
CJEM recently featured an article investigating the safety and efficacy of a prehospital treat and release protocol for uncomplicated SVT
— EM–Steven McGuire (@EM_SteveMcGuire) August 21, 2015
French SMUR : Medical pre-hospital management reduces mortality in severe blunt trauma: a prospective epidemiological study
Important open access paper from a few years ago from France on role of prehospital critical care in severe trauma.
This paper in my opinion, is not about physician vs paramedic model of prehospital care. It is more about what meaningful interventions may improve care. Here they argue prehospital RSI is a major factor. The use of prehospital vasopressors to minimise IV fluids is a controversial policy in trauma but may have a role in select cases. Love to read your comments on this notable paper!
— Chris Edwards (@EMtraveller) July 25, 2015
AfJEM online first An online learning programme improves traumatic brain injury guideline adherence in a South Afr… http://t.co/NvzTK3z5Uv
— AfJEM (@AfJEM) July 25, 2015