Author Archives: nswhems

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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Motor Vehicle Crash Considerations in Retrieval Medicine

An hour long exploration of motor crash management principles by Retrieval specialist Dr Geoff Healy  

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Critical Care in the Sky

A review of Aviation Physiology by Dr Yashvi Wimalasena  

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