CHALLENGES OF COVID-19 AEROMEDICAL RETRIEVAL: LESSONS LEARNT FROM CONDUCTING AEROMEDICAL TRANSFERS DURING A PANDEMIC

CHALLENGES OF COVID-19 AEROMEDICAL RETRIEVAL: LESSONS LEARNT FROM CONDUCTING AEROMEDICAL TRANSFERS DURING A PANDEMIC — Read on http://www.exeley.com/journal_australiasian_society_aerospace_medicine/doi/10.21307/asam-2020-003

Case Study: TrustAir on the aeromedical transfer of Covid-19 patients | AirMed&Rescue

Flying a Covid-positive patient is a huge challenge from both a teamwork and a professional perspective. Dr Peter Turi of TrustAir described how his team manages Covid patients  — Read on http://www.airmedandrescue.com/latest/long-read/case-study-trustair-aeromedical-transfer-covid-19-patients

Quarantine Down Under — Adventure Medic

Dr Millie Wood / Foundation Year 3 / Perth, Western Australia How does one survive without fresh air for 14 days? Dr Wood recounts her experiences of quarantine between the four walls of her hotel room in Perth, Australia back in the summer of 2020. The year is 2020. To obtain the luxury of a… QuarantineContinue reading “Quarantine Down Under — Adventure Medic”

Joint Statement – COVID vaccination only pathway to more normal life | Australian Medical Association

The AMA and members of the Council of Presidents of Medical Colleges (CPMC) have said getting the COVID vaccination is the only pathway back to a more normal life.   — Read on ama.com.au/media/joint-statement-covid-vaccination-only-pathway-more-normal-life

“Contradictory to the Anzac spirit”: Perth anaesthetist Dr Divya Sharma hits out at “small-minded thinking” in India travel ban – Mornings – ABC Radio

Dr Divya Sharma, an anaesthetist, has penned a withering open letter, describing the threat of penalties for Australians trying to return from India as “racist and inhumane” and accusing the Government of “woeful inadequacies”. — Read on http://www.abc.net.au/radio/perth/programs/mornings/dr-divya-sharma-india-travel-ban/13330500

Emergency Airway Management in Patients with COVID-19: A Prospective International Multicenter Cohort Study | Anesthesiology | American Society of Anesthesiologists

Emergency Airway Management in Patients with COVID-19: A Prospective International Multicenter Cohort Study | Anesthesiology | American Society of Anesthesiologists — Read on pubs.asahq.org/anesthesiology/article/doi/10.1097/ALN.0000000000003791/115613/Emergency-Airway-Management-in-Patients-with-COVID

Asthma drug budesonide shortens recovery time in non-hospitalised patients with COVID-19 — PRINCIPLE Trial

Inhaled budesonide, a common corticosteroid, is the first widely available, inexpensive drug found to shorten recovery times in COVID-19 patients aged over 50 who are treated at home and in other community settings, reports the PRINCIPLE trial in 1,779 participants. — Read on http://www.principletrial.org/news/asthma-drug-budesonide-shortens-recovery-time-in-non-hospitalised-patients-with-covid-19/

Emergency cricothyroidotomy and conversion tracheostomy in a patient with COVID-19: a case report | HKMJ

Hong Kong Med J 2021;27:Epub 7 Apr 2021 https://doi.org/10.12809/hkmj209062 Hong Kong Academy of Medicine. — Read on http://www.hkmj.org/earlyrelease/hkmj209062.htm

Why I had a COVID-19 vaccine when my turn came | InSight+

One of the most significant individual contributions that most of us can make to the lives and security of all the members of our community is to get vaccinated against COVID-19, writes Will Cairns — Read on insightplus.mja.com.au/2021/12/why-i-had-a-covid-19-vaccine-when-my-turn-came/

Trends in Geographic and Temporal Distribution of US Children With Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome During the COVID-19 Pandemic | Pediatrics | JAMA Pediatrics | JAMA Network

This cross-sectional study describes the clinical characteristics and geographic and temporal distribution of the largest cohort of patients with multisystem in — Read on jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapediatrics/fullarticle/2778429