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Clinical Governance Day 22nd May 2013

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Simulation Debrief 2/5/13 – Snugly stowed and about to blow?

Scenario – 58yo male (Phil) with probable spinal injury following fall from height in the Blue Mountains. Scene – Local paramedics have accessed remote bush scene by foot. AW139 responded with doc and para from Bankstown. Para & Doc winched into scene. … Continue reading

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Simulation Debrief 25/4/13 – Water water everywhere, nor any time to think…

Scenario – Male snorkeler floating unresponsive in water, following likely intracerebral event. Scene – Offshore recovery. Strop winch by paramedic into aircraft with initial assessment on board then further assessment and treatment at landing site on nearby headland. Patient – Cold … Continue reading

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CGD 24th April 2013 Feedback

Thanks to Nirosha and John for another great Clinical governance day! Highlights of M&M (thanks to Dr Sarah Coombs and Dr Chioma Ginigeme) Multiple cases were discussed that saw us tasked to distant locations in the far west of the state following catastrophic … Continue reading

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Urban Search and Rescue

GSA-HEMS consultants and paramedics are deployed as part of the New South Wales Urban Search & Rescue Task Force. Although registrars are not deployed as part of this team, working in prehospital care requires preparation for work in disaster zones, … Continue reading

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Clinical Governance Day Wednesday 10th April

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Simulation debrief 19/4/13 – The suspense is killing me

Scenario – 25 year old male fallen down cliff face sustaining bilateral lower limb injuries and now caught in climbing apparatus. Remote location. Doctor and paramedic crew only able to insert from edge above. Suspended on cliff face for c.18hours. Scene … Continue reading

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Simulation debrief Thursday 18/4/13 – Like a kick to the head!

Scenario – 35 year old male kicked in head by horse. Found unconscious in stable (unstable-sic) Scene – Fading evening light. Landing site 100m away at the top of a field. Stable interior not illuminated, only hand-held lighting available. Single … Continue reading

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The STARs are out and shining brightly!

Our registrars are now regularly rostered to be the on base STAR! The new STAR shift combines responsibilities for Simulation, Training and Research and runs every weekday at the Bankstown base. The program for the shift is outlined below. The … Continue reading

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Clinical Governance Day results in all out SIMWARS

Our most recent CGD witnessed a truly inspiring trio of SIMWARS set pieces. Rarity, Realism and Really scary situations were the themes of the scenarios. Much was gained from the extensive debriefs made possible by how these days are set out and the … Continue reading

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