Monthly Archives: February 2013


Here we discuss how to retrieve patients with neurological and neurosurgical emergencies. We present a case of a young male with subarachnoid haemorrhage, and discuss how we can optimise neuroprotection by considering the needs of a healthily functioning neuron. The … Continue reading

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Interhospital patient assessment

This third podcast provides an overview of our approach to the assessment of a critical care patient that we’re going to move from one site to another. It covers the ABCDE assessment of a ventilated patient. For further information on … Continue reading

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The trapped patient

This second podcast gives a rapid overview of the approach to a patient trapped in a vehicle. This is explored further in the Virtual Learning Environment Module on Prehospital Scene Management and in the induction course. Concepts covered include: The … Continue reading

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Introductory podcast

Podcasts will be available for new and prospective GSA-HEMS team members to access. The first, introductory podcast is a five-minute overview of our service.

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