Monthly Archives: February 2011

Clinical Governance Day 2nd March 2011

The Clinical Governance Day on Wednesday will include a discussion and critical appraisal of one of the most famous and quoted papers in pre-hospital care – Bickell’s trial of fluids which was a major contributor to the move towards ‘hypotensive … Continue reading

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Canyon Day Reminder

Doctors planning on attending the Canyon Training Days in April – don’t forget the list of goodies you need to prepare (bought your Dunlop Volleys from K-Mart yet?) and let Noel know your wetsuit sizes. The Canyon Training is awesome, … Continue reading

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A couple more GSA-HEMS publications

Two papers by the team have been published this month: Prehosp Emerg Care. 2011 Feb 4. [Epub ahead of print] Logistics and Safety of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Medical Retrieval. Burns BJ, Habig K, Reid C, Kernick P, Wilkinson C, … Continue reading

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Pre-hospital / HEMS podcast

I was lucky enough to be interviewed by the amazing Scott Weingart, an emergency medicine intensivist who runs the spectacular EMcrit podcast. We covered some stuff on pre-hospital airway management, physicians in pre-hospital care, and I had a rant about … Continue reading

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Heroes commended

Congratulations to Paramedic Harry Gatt and Doctor Roger Bloomer for the commendations received for their brave rescue in the Blue Mountains: The Ambulance Service of NSW Distinguished Service Medal is the Services highest award. It recognises acts of conspicuous bravery … Continue reading

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Clinical Governance Day 16th Feb 2011

Next Wednesday’s Clinical Governance Day will include a session on critical appraisal of the pre-hospital literature. Please read the papers that have been emailed and make an attempt appraise them for scientific validity, importance of results, and applicability to our … Continue reading

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RSI currency training

RSI currency training every three months is underway for ASNSW consultants on the SRC roster. Please take a look at the video introducing the system of written and practical sessions.

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