Series: “Interview with the Author…” The badEM crew interviewed Michael McCaul regarding his newly released article in AfJEM Volume 6 Issue 3 entitled: “South African Pre-hospital practice guidelines: Report on progress & way forward” by Michael McCaul, Ben de Waal, Peter Hodkinson & Karen Grimmer Link to open access article: Click here Corresponding author email: firstname.lastname@example.org Author’s twitter handle: @MikeMcCaul3…
Posts from the ‘Prehospital medicine’ Category
Auckland HEMS, ARHT, and ADHB are delighted to welcome Dr Stephen Hearns from Scotland’s Emergency Medical Retrieval Service (EMRS) to Auckland. Dr Hearns will be presenting a lecture entitled ‘Building an Integrated Pre-Hospital Retrieval and Medical Service: The Scottish Experience‘ at 5pm Monday 28 November. All welcome!
Lessons from two war zones make a difference in medic training, article reports. https://t.co/ZoyEBZv8VH
— Nat'l Assoc of EMTs (@NAEMT_) November 6, 2016
Every prehospital mission involves a series of complex decisions, with inevitable trade offs. How do we ensure that we make the correct choices for our patients? The post Prehospital trade-offs appeared first on Intensive Care Network.
Last time Jodie Martin, Flight Nurse extraordinaire dropped by she shared one of our most popular posts ever. Jodie returns with a little on the Top End experience of sepsis. Time for a look at some remote medicine again. CareFlight provides the aeromedical service for the top half of the Northern Territory (NT) in Australia. […]
Terrorism is a new threat for pre hospital care specialists. Even if you’re experienced in trauma patient management expect surprises if you are involved in a multi site multi modal terrorist attack The post A world of new threats appeared first on Intensive Care Network.
A paper in EMJ compares various methods for performing field amputations. I can’t say I ever had to do one myself. However, some of the people I work with have performed amputations on rapidly deteriorating entrapped trauma victims. Most them have relied on the … Continue reading →
How can you build evidence by combining academic activity with pre-hospital critical care practice. The post How to do Prehospital Research appeared first on Intensive Care Network.
When PHARM meets the Farm: Rescue, Resuscitation & Retrieval in the Agrarian Environment — Intensive Care Network
Farmers work long hours, in isolated areas using older machinery. When EMS is called to the scene of an agricultural accident -Expect the worst ( you wont be disappointed). The post When PHARM meets the Farm: Rescue, Resuscitation & Retrieval in the Agrarian Environment appeared first on Intensive Care Network.
We can debate the value of this advanced team model vs that advanced team model. We can debate videolaryngoscopy vs direct laryngoscopy for days. People do. Its all chump change compared to the real challenge. Getting that team where they need to be. Dr Alan Garner and Dr Andrew Weatherall have a bit reviewing a paper […]