Author Archives: Preston Fedor

Tactical Medicine Overview

Our Clinical Governance Day on 15 June 2016 was an introductory discussion about the why, who, and how of tactical medicine. Out of this came a recognition of the importance of this knowledge base and skill set not only for … Continue reading

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No CGD on 13 July 2016

To fill this educational void, you should have a listen to the recent prehospital podcasts that our very own Cliff Reid, Geoff Healy, and Karel Habig put out. They are available on iTunes under “Greater Sydney Area HEMS” or at … Continue reading

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Pearls from the Airway Registry – CGD 29/06/2016

(Thanks again to Dr. Clare Hayes-Bradley for presenting the latest Airway Registry and penning the subsequent discussion points below.) To RSI or not to RSI, that is the question… It’s foul weather, near zero degrees and torrential rain, it’s night, … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Airway Registry – CGD 15 June 2016

At our Clinical Governance Day on 15 June 2016, Dr. Clare Hayes-Bradley presented cases and lessons learned from our April Airway Registry. Thank you to her for the presentation and the pearls below which shed light on our airway practice. … Continue reading

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Clinical Governance Day – 15 June 2016

     We have an outstanding CGD planned for Wednesday, the 15th of June. The morning starts with a clinical pearl-filled recounting of April’s Airway Registry as well as a thought-provoking Mass Casualty / Mass Injury session. After some coffee, we … Continue reading

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Burns Management Pearls from the Experts

At our recent Clinical Governance Day (4/5/16) we were honored to have in attendance three experts who have dedicated their careers to the care of the burned patient. A cornucopia of pearls for prehospital and retrieval management were presented. The … Continue reading

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Summary and Lessons from a Recent Paediatric Sim Session

A paediatric simulation was conducted at our Clinical Governance Day on 6 April 2016. The sim itself and the summary below were crafted by Dr. Sarah Gollance. Our simulation scenario was a tasking to a young girl in respiratory distress … Continue reading

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Airway Registry Pointers and Reminders

Once a month, the structured reviews of all of our intubation attempts are presented at a Clinical Governance Day. Common themes and specific finer points are brought forward in an effort to improve our performance as a group. Below are … Continue reading

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Literature Review: Are we intubating burn patients inappropriately?

Review at CGD and summary by Dr. Alan Laverty Romanowski KS, Palmieri TL, Sen S, Greenhalgh DG. More Than One Third of Intubations in Patients Transferred to Burn Centers are Unnecessary Journal of Burn Care & Research. 2015 Aug 17 … Continue reading

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Clinical Governance Day 23 March 2016

We look forward to your attendance and participation at the next Clinical Governance Day, beginning at 0800 on Wednesday 23rd March 2016. There is an assortment of educational goodness on the agenda. Cameron Edgar starts us off with one of … Continue reading

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