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Posts from the ‘Prehospital medicine’ Category

ASPIRE : Prehospital care research in Australia

Prehospital ECMO Parisian style

2017 on the Collective

Well everyone else is doing the “look back, look forward” thing, so why not us as well? It’s that time of year. You know, the one where we just want a few more days to kick back and relax or enjoy a southern hemisphere summer. What better way to look busy than a review of […]

via A Quick Look Back at 2017 — The Collective

Prehospital antibiotics matter?

In short, probably not, but still not completely disproven. This randomised controlled open-label trial looked at giving 2 grams of IV ceftriaxone to patients that met SIRS criteria (save for WBC- testing unavailable to EMS) with suspected infectious illness. Patients were randomly assigned (1:1) to the intervention group or usual care group using block-randomisation with blocks […]

via Do Prehospital Antibiotics Matter? — EM in Focus

Goodbye MidazoBlam Goodbye

Tactical Update from Careflight

OK it’s a few weeks back, but here’s Greg Brown with the lowdown on a conference about tactical matters. Conferences: a formal meeting of people with a shared interest, typically one that takes place over several days; the means by which professionals from around the globe congregate with a view to learning from each other. […]

via Tactical Update – A Report from TacT17 — The Collective

International volunteering

Dr Hannah Phelan / Adventure Medic News Editor & UK Anaesthetic Trainee / Zambia Hannah Phelan, an anaesthetic trainee and member of Adventure Medic’s editorial team, is currently working on an anaesthetic project in Zambia. A passionate advocate for uniting UK medical training and global, humanitarian medicine, Hannah talks us through an incredibly important document…

via Mutual Benefits of International Volunteering: The Evidence — Adventure Medic

Its Blair time again!

Straight back with another podcast and with the same guest, Dr Blair Munford. This time Blair has a very different type of story to share. Please have a listen and consider sharing. Or if you like the site consider signing up to get emails when posts hit. Anyway, here’s the various ways to get the podcast. […]

via Podcast #4 – Another Side — The Collective

Social Media & Air Ambulance Services

PHARM Podcast 180 What year is this? Intubation checklist year?

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PHARM Podcast 179 The Australian Snake Bite Project

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North Australian stuff that can kill & maim you

This is the vodcast version of a talk I am giving at the Australian College of Dermatology meeting next week. Why am I speaking at a Derm conference? Who knows! My knowledge of skin is superficial at best…. Anyway they wanted to know about things that might kill you in Broome… so humans aside, these…

via Northern Nautical Nasties — Broome Docs

PHARM Podcast 177 South Africa ditches the hard collar!


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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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PHARM Podcast 175 Battlefield fluid resuscitation in 2017


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