In favour of resilience training

Okay, deep breath…time to come clean… I think resilience is important. There, I’ve said it. But wait, there’s more! Not only do I think it is important, I think we should educate staff to understand what resilience is and help them to become as resilient as they can be. I think it just makes sense […]Continue reading “In favour of resilience training”

Emergency a bloody long way from anywhere

Three hours into an intercontinental flight, the dark blue waters of the Pacific ocean pass below. A cloudless azure sky offers contrast. The remains of another airline lunch has been collected. Postprandial heads began nodding. A few fellow passengers have already succumbed to slumber assisted by duty free spirits. “Can a medical practitioner please make […]Continue reading “Emergency a bloody long way from anywhere”

Tim rants about Paramedic RSI – Its worth a read

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…Continue reading “Tim rants about Paramedic RSI – Its worth a read”