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Education Inservice Tuesday 18 November 2014

A session with consultants from Sydney HEMS will be held on Tuesday 18 November as part of the Education Inservice week in Rozelle, NSW. This will be an opportunity to discuss current approaches to trauma and critical care. Please bring details … Continue reading

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CGD Flyer – Weds 27th August 2014

Here is the flyer for next week’s Clinical Governance Day.  Please note that as the training building is currently being refurbished, the CGD will instead be held in the conference room in the main office building (“The Castle”). 

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Clinical Governance Day 30th July 2014

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CGD 16th July 2014. Everything Sim.

Written by Phil Webster. Posted by Kariem. A decade ago simulation was a small part of the learning sphere but in the modern day of medical education it is now becoming commonplace and a somewhat essential part of training. With its … Continue reading

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Spot Diagnosis!

Have a look at these three short videos…  Taken on a recent Sydney HEMS mission. Can you guess the diagnosis?? NB. Art line trace is in yellow, SaO2 in blue.  Post your answers below. First correct answer wins a crate of beer … Continue reading

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Learning points from June 18th 2014

Here are some of the learning points from the Sydney HEMS Clinical Governance Day 18th June 2014: Clinical cases Some reminders cropped up that are worth revisiting: Rocuronium dosing for RSI: At least 1.2 mg/kg is recommended. Lower doses may … Continue reading

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Ketamine for TBI: Why not?

The 1970s were a dark time for ketamine use in patients with intracranial pathology. In patients with non-traumatic lesions, ketamine was suggested to increase intracranial pressure (ICP) using various markers as end-points to suggest this (see references below). Although this … Continue reading

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