Goodbye MidazoBlam Goodbye

Lachlan Parker from @QldAmbulance presenting results of Droperidol vs. Midazolam in ABD mgmt, great data w/drop effective+++. @emupdates pic.twitter.com/edKe51CZOn — Sam Ainslie (@TheSamAinslie) November 25, 2017


Sedating kids in strange spots

This post is based on a talk prepared by Dr Andrew Weatherall for the South African Society of Anesthesiologists Congress for 2017 held in Johannesburg. As invited faculty I think when they first offered this the plan was to do sedation in the dental chair. Which I’ve never done. And this is for a refresher […]… Continue Reading


Victorian prehospital chemical restraint 2017 update

It’s time for another post on everyone’s favourite drug: ketamine! Hooray! Ok, so this is not entirely about ketamine, but ketamine does come into it. AV paramedics have recently received training to administer IM ketamine to agitated patients as part of a greater focus on paramedic safety when managing these situations(MICA paramedics have had ketamine… Continue Reading