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In favour of resilience training

Okay, deep breath…time to come clean… I think resilience is important. There, I’ve said it. But wait, there’s more! Not only do I think it is important, I think we should educate staff to understand what resilience is and help them to become as resilient as they can be. I think it just makes sense […]

via A Dirty Secret — Broken Toy

Resiliency training in medicine is a farce

Emergency a bloody long way from anywhere

Three hours into an intercontinental flight, the dark blue waters of the Pacific ocean pass below. A cloudless azure sky offers contrast. The remains of another airline lunch has been collected. Postprandial heads began nodding. A few fellow passengers have already succumbed to slumber assisted by duty free spirits. “Can a medical practitioner please make […]

via Emergency at 30,000 feet. — rain0021

The World’s Most Sophisticated Algorithm for Choosing a Med Specialty

PHARM Podcast 176 Live tweeting by ambulance services: a growing concern

Some joker on Twitter called Chrimes took this at Aspen, Colorado

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Choose Your Own ADventure MedEd Threads!

PHARM Podcast 175 Battlefield fluid resuscitation in 2017


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PHARM Podcast 174 Battlefield analgesia in 2017

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PHARM Podcast 173 Awake Cricothyrotomy: A Novel Approach to the Surgical Airway in the Tactical Setting

Control -Cric kit from Pulmodyne, designed by Dr Levitan

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PHARM Podcast 171 Prehospital RSI -who’s got the biggest laryngoscope?


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PHARM Podcast 170 Prehospital intubation for traumatic brain injury

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PHARM Podcast 169 Prehospital doctors and trauma outcomes

Dr John Hinds believed in prehospital doctor led trauma care saving lives (RIP , 2015)

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Oh the Pain

It seems like a simple thing that’s a given – delivery of good analgesia. Except for the bit where good clinicians fail over and over at this. Here’s Dr Alan Garner checking out a recent study from the Swiss that looks at some of the holes. As prehospital clinicians I think we all aim to provide as […]

via Look Back at Analgesia — The Collective

Generalist training : towards ethical medical education for the future

The power of the “Q” word finally proven!