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Simulation 31/03/2014 – Heloconstrictors and Helodilators

A high fidelity simulation in the AW 139 aircraft. The lead -in 15-year-old male with a stab wound Scene The initial assessment was performed at a scene outside pub. The patient A – Patent B – RR 32, sats 96% … Continue reading

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Clinical Governance Day 9th April 2014

Our next CGD will focus on neurotrauma. Facilitators Ed Burns and Phil Webster have flipped the classroom. See below for your pre-CGD preparation. Here are the FOAM reading references for everyone…. 1. Read this overview of management of traumatic brain … Continue reading

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Clinical Governance Day 26/3: The Morning After The Week Before

All of the attendees at this CGD were treated to a brilliant post-smaccGOLD desert, with an incredible guest speaker, a statistical review of one of the most important publications of the year, a fierce SIMWARS battle, and answers to the … Continue reading

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Simulation Video

Several of our paramedics, registrars, and consultants will be attending the SmaccGOLD conference this month. Here’s the video we submitted to allow us to compete in the Sim Wars competition.

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Clinical Governance Day 26 February 2014

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Towards A Universal Prehospital RSI SOP?

Mainland European countries have a long history of sending physicians out with emergency medical services to provide prehospital critical care. It is interesting to note an almost universal standard in the conduct of prehospital emergency anaesthesia by prehospital critical care … Continue reading

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Clinical Governance Day 15th January 2014

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2013 GSA HEMS Videos

We get captured a lot on video which gets posted on YouTube. Here’s a compilation from 2013:

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January Clinical Governance Days

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Lung Ultrasound in Extreme Environments

At Sydney HEMS we are believers in the benefit of ultrasound in the prehospital & retrieval medicine environment. Lung ultrasound is of particular use in diagnosing pneumothoraces at noisy trauma scenes or in helicopters. Yash Wimalasena, one of our Retrieval Fellows … Continue reading

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