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.
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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 […]
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We’re back with the second post in a series on tactical medicine in the civilian setting, written again by one of our CNCs Mel Brown. We’re going back to back with these ones (you can find part one here) though you might have to wait a little for part three. The tactical environment is dynamic and can […]
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With events such Dallas and its ongoing grief, it is a little timely to introduce a new series on tactical medicine in the civilian setting. We also welcome a new contributor to the site: Melanie Brown. As one of CareFlight’s Clinical Nurse Consultants for Medical Education and with a background as an Emergency Nurse and independent practitioner […]
via Thinking Tactically – Part 1 — The Collective
A nice little paper caught my eye in this months Emergency Medicine Australasia. Entitled “Review of therapeutic agents employed by an Australian aeromedical prehospital and retrieval service” this is a really simple paper; basically an audit of the medications carried and used over a 12 month period by the Sydney HEMS service. Everyone likes playing with…
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Video laryngoscopy in pre-hospital critical care – a quality improvement study
More Scandinavian #FOAMEd on how little difference VL makes to experienced prehospital anaesthetists using DL!
Courtesy of Sandra Viggers @StarSkaterDK
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Not that long ago Dr Alan Garner described the process for developing Carebundles as part of trying to deliver the best care and measure it at the same time. Here’s the first of the follow-up posts: on TBI. The isolated severe traumatic brain injury bundle As a follow up to our blog about Carebundles and their general […]