PHARM Podcast 192 Prehospital care in Fiji with Dr Anne Creaton

To help develop pre-hospital care & ambulance service, we teamed up with NFA Pacific Harbor & Navua stations to train their FFs. This also included donating a derelict vehicle & PH gear. Vinaka #AusAID – donated equipment to @VFRfiji continues to be utilised #TeamFiji #Fiji pic.twitter.com/JqKvXHoJxu — Volunteer First Responder (FIJI) (@VFRfiji) March 25, 2018

Critical Pharmacotherapy Updates for Prehospital Providers

Thanks for tweeting pearls from my talk: Critical Pharmacotherapy Updates for Prehospital Providers Full handout is here with links to all references: https://t.co/1zVbTzlHkq #FOAMed #FOAMtox #FOAMems https://t.co/whK5XQh18Y — Bryan D. Hayes, PharmD (@PharmERToxGuy) February 8, 2018

ASPIRE : Prehospital care research in Australia

The AuStralian Pre-hospital care quality IndicatoR projEct (ASPIRE) aims to develop and test a suite of indicators that can be used to evaluate the quality of care provided by ambulance services. #paramedicine #qualityinhealthcare #qualityindicators https://t.co/SDQIgr8mVM — Robin Pap (@robin_pap) January 10, 2018

Prehospital antibiotics matter?

In short, probably not, but still not completely disproven. This randomised controlled open-label trial looked at giving 2 grams of IV ceftriaxone to patients that met SIRS criteria (save for WBC- testing unavailable to EMS) with suspected infectious illness. Patients were randomly assigned (1:1) to the intervention group or usual care group using block-randomisation withContinue reading “Prehospital antibiotics matter?”

A prospective observational study of midazolam and droperidol for pre-hospital acute behavioural disturbance

Brilliant prehospital research from Queensland once again that will likely change practice in other states. Just like what we did with ketamine in aeromedical retrieval! A prospective observation study of midazolam and droperidol for pre-hospital acute behavioural disturbance