Vomitology and bloody airways in 2017

#YACC17 Vomitology Sim Example of Left suction parked, 2nd suction, fail tube deliv, needing esophageal diversion https://t.co/USCv0c1Xok — Yen Chow (@TBayEDguy) June 10, 2017 #YACC17 Massive pulmonary hemorrhage SALAD with bougie going thru large bore suction stick. https://t.co/4AnVs5v8Ml — Yen Chow (@TBayEDguy) June 10, 2017

Blood by PHEMCast

There is the potential for significant controversy in this month’s episode – and we would really appreciate the feedback of the prehospital community on this one. We have held the ‘no clear fluids’ mantra close to our hearts for most of our prehospital careers. We ‘know’ that giving sea water to our patients, and […] via… Continue Reading


#CanadianBloodServices #ItsInYouToGive #RememberTheirSacrifice https://t.co/5Ic61Frimb — Leilani Doyle (@DoyleLeilani) November 9, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Blood products

What do all the different BLOOD PRODUCTS actually do? https://t.co/X9Di0bz9M1 #FOAMed @ketaminh @TraumaCareUK pic.twitter.com/Nuh2ZUn3ux — David Lyness (@Gas_Craic) April 16, 2016 //platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

Auckland HEMS prehospital blood transfusion – coming soon to a helicopter near you

Originally posted on Auckland HEMS:
Bloody hell. Pretty much summarizes the severe traumas that define the essence of our trade. And sometimes, the answer to critical bleeding is to give blood. We are grateful to our colleagues at Sydney HEMS, who advise: “blood is provided to transfuse patients with life-threatening bleeding after meticulous attention to hemorrhage…

Prehospital blood product use

Originally posted on Auckland HEMS:
When prehospital blood storage goes bad… Auckland HEMS is currently exploring the use of blood products in our prehospital environment. Two interesting papers regarding prehospital blood product use were recently published by the Queensland Ambulance Service. The Queensland Ambulance Service maintains a 24/7 doctor/paramedic trauma response team that is dispatched…