Short-term and long-term survival in critical patients treated by helicopter emergency medical services in Finland: a registry study of 36 715 patients | BMJ Open

Short-term and long-term survival in critical patients treated by helicopter emergency medical services in Finland: a registry study of 36 715 patients | BMJ Open — Read on bmjopen.bmj.com/content/11/2/e045642.long

Feasibility of Prehospital Rapid Sequence Intubation in the Cabin of an AW169 Helicopter – Air Medical Journal

Feasibility of Prehospital Rapid Sequence Intubation in the Cabin of an AW169 Helicopter – Air Medical Journal — Read on http://www.airmedicaljournal.com/article/S1067-991X(20)30195-4/fulltext

Intubation during a medevac flight: safety and effect on total prehospital time in the helicopter emergency medical service system | Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine | Full Text

The Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) commonly intubates patients who require advanced airway support prior to takeoff. In-flight intubation (IFI) is avoided because it is considered difficult due to limited space, difficulty communicating, and vibration in flight. However, IFI may shorten the total prehospital time. We tested whether IFI can be performed safely by theContinue reading “Intubation during a medevac flight: safety and effect on total prehospital time in the helicopter emergency medical service system | Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine | Full Text”

We need your help! — Auckland HEMS

By Dr Chris Denny Auckland HEMS Medical Director . . Colleagues, 1. We are in the midst of prototyping our new clinical packs. And we need your help. Soon we will be flying in our AW169. . . 2. Click here for a refresher on usability testing – Auckland HEMS podcast . It is five […]Continue reading “We need your help! — Auckland HEMS”

Helicopter Medical Careers Conference — Adventure Medic

What about a career in the sky? The Helicopter Medical Careers Conference promises to answer any questions you may have about a job in aeromedicine. This event is for students, paramedics nurses and doctors interested in helicopter retrieval. It will be held at Glasgow University on 23 March 2019, organised by Dr Stephen Hearns, an… viaContinue reading “Helicopter Medical Careers Conference — Adventure Medic”

A week with Air Ambulance Northern Ireland!

A young patient, Conor Henry from Coleraine visited the Air Ambulance base recently as part of his recovery, with his Mum Kirstin and Dad Darren. A lovely thank you from Conor's dad can be read on our website: https://t.co/E4qYShQzhl #AirAmbulanceNI #AANI pic.twitter.com/8wrnOu2Eba — Air Ambulance NI (@AirAmbulanceNI) June 7, 2018

Air ambulance Northern Ireland on #IWD2018

On #InternationalWomensDay we’re celebrating the superb women who are part of the medical team. Meet Dr Catherine Bell, Dr Sinead Campbell-Grey and Paramedic Emma Boylan. We are grateful for the expertise & dedication they bring – fantastic role models on #IWD2018 pic.twitter.com/5h7vEVRIEN — Air Ambulance NI (@AirAmbulanceNI) March 8, 2018

Norwegian mathematical chopper equation and stuff

There are a bunch of ways to figure out where to put your resources. Dr Alan Garner found a guy who can crunch the big numbers to look at it a little differently. What’s the answer for optimal locations? First ask what is the question. We have just had a new study published in BMC […]Continue reading “Norwegian mathematical chopper equation and stuff”