CASE #6 UPDATE – FIND THE BLEEDING, STOP THE BLEEDING

Rural Doctors Net

OK, thanks to all who answered CASE#6 ‘Find the bleeding, stop the bleeding’

Plenty of good ideas, although some of the options are more realistic than others given the inevitable constraints of rurality. Glad that none followed the EMST mantra to the letter and killed him…

The setting of rural Australia poses a challenge, especially for those used to working in larger centres. James and Casey are used to this kind of stuff (although Casey’s mostly in-hospital and has even got a CT scanner…James is used to working out of a tent wearing just rabbit skins). Credit to Derek & Hildy for having a bash with spot on answers – but with kit we just don’t have!

You can read the case and initial comments here

TRAUMA

Case discussions like these can be useful to reinforce what we already know and perhaps look at things from a new perspective. I chose…

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