- CGD 22/5/13 – A “Precerebral Thump” to everything you thought you knew about cardiac arrest
- Sydney HEMS Supervisor of Training assaulted by registrars…..for training.
- Simulation Debrief 13/5/13 – Difficult Decisions
- Clinical Governance Day 22nd May 2013
- Simulation Debrief 2/5/13 – Snugly stowed and about to blow?
- RT @HawkmoonHEMS: The Italians settle in for a sleep over in the hangar. http://t.co/zfs7i2C8kN 1 week ago
- RT @rogerbloomer: @SydneyHEMS ambulance.nsw.gov.au/Employment/Cri…. Fantastic job, great experience, great team, apply now ! 1 week ago
- Workbook finished for Hong Kong course - Our guys can't wait to go http://t.co/xvTq6BQbDr 1 week ago
- RT @PBSherren: Are u a registrar looking for an exciting job in PHEM? Look no further @sydneyHEMS. So good I'm tempted2apply again! http://… 1 week ago
- RT @DocJohnHinds: “@SydneyHEMS: ambulance.nsw.gov.au/Employment/Cri… RT @cherylemartin: @SydneyHEMS ” All SpRs should apply. It's too late for me, but sa… 1 week ago
Monthly Archives: October 2009
The Canadian C-Spine rule – a decision instrument designed to clinically rule out important cervical spine injuries in alert patients – was successfully and safely applied by Canadian paramedics in a study of 1949 patients. Any misinterpretation erred on the … Continue reading
A prospective study of 746 children sedated in the emergency department with iv or im ketamine revealed 2.1% may have experienced ‘emergence delirium’ although the authors concede this was difficult to define. In contrast, 291 (38%) reported pleasant altered perceptions. … Continue reading
Finally a well designed blinded randomised controlled trial on this subject. 0.3 mg/kg etomidate was compared with 2mg/kg ketamine for RSI in 655 patients requiring emergency intubation in the pre-hospital, emergency department, or intensive care unit environments. No difference was … Continue reading
Plasma levels of adrenaline and noradrenaline increased signficantly in patients with acute coronary syndrome during ambulance transportation – a finding in keeping with studies on normal volunteers. I wonder how much more of an effect helicopter retrieval might have? Emergency … Continue reading
Ketamine lowered ICP in brain-injured kids Ventilated children between the ages of 1 and 16 with traumatic brain injury and elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) were given ketamine and effect on cerebral perfusion pressure (CPP) and ICP was measured. Ketamine decreased … Continue reading