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Winch rescue posted on YouTube

A grateful patient posted his experience of being rescued on YouTube:

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CANCELLED: CLINICAL GOVERNANCE DAY Wed 22 APRIL 2015

In view of the severe weather conditions in New South Wales the Sydney CGD has been cancelled. We are sorry for any inconvenience this has caused, but staff safety is our top priority. Other non-essential NSW Ambulance meetings have been … Continue reading

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Simple surgical airway technique

Model and pig cricothyroidotomy practice at Sydney HEMS Induction 2015 demonstrating the approach: DECISION, INCISION, FINGER, BOUGIE, TUBE, CUFF, ETCO2 by Cliff Reid and Karel Habig  

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PEEP For Lung Recruitment

As we continue to increase the number of ways to use our procedure lab day for training, Dr Geoff Healy demonstrates the effect of incremental PEEP on lung recruitment in a pig carcass at Sydney HEMS Induction Training     … Continue reading

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Advanced Airway – Flexible Optic Intubation

Dr Geoff Healy explains the use of the Ambu a-Scope 2 for flexible-optic intubation at HEMS Team Induction Training in Sydney.

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Handover Tips

Tips on the dos and don’ts of handover at the trauma centre for a HEMS patient by Dr Karel Habig  

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Maxillofacial haemorrhage control

Dr Geoff Healy explains the prehospital management of maxillofacial haemorrhage at HEMS Team Induction Training in Sydney.  

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