Category Archives: Airway

AiR – Learning from the Airway Registry [April 2018]

Intubations this month:          34 Airway Registry learning points reflect the challenges described and wisdom shared by Sydney HEMS personnel and guests at the Clinical Governance Airway Registry presentation for April 2018. Cases are discussed non-contemporaneously, anonymised … Continue reading

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AiR – Learning from the Airway Registry [March 2018]

Intubations this month:          21 Airway Registry learning points reflect the challenges described and wisdom shared by Sydney HEMS personnel and guests at the Clinical Governance Airway Registry presentation for March 2018. Cases are discussed non-contemporaneously, anonymised … Continue reading

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AiR – Learning from the Airway Registry [February 2018]

Intubations this month:          22 Airway Registry learning points reflect the challenges described and wisdom shared by Sydney HEMS personnel and guests at the Clinical Governance Airway Registry presentation for January 2018. Cases are discussed non-contemporaneously, anonymised and amalgamated over a … Continue reading

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AiR – Learning from the Airway Registry [January 2018]

Intubations this month:          27 Airway Registry learning points reflect the challenges described and wisdom shared by Sydney HEMS personnel and guests at the Clinical Governance Airway Registry presentation for January 2018. Cases are discussed non-contemporaneously, anonymised and amalgamated over a … Continue reading

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3 Minutes of Preoxygenation

This presentation by retrievalist/anaesthetist/intensivist Dr Clare Hayes-Bradley summarises recent Sydney HEMS research into optimal preoxygenation techniques prior to rapid sequence induction.   References: 1. Hayes-Bradley C, Lewis A, Burns B, Miller M. Efficacy of Nasal Cannula Oxygen as a Preoxygenation Adjunct … Continue reading

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HEMS Education Day – Wednesday 3rd May

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HEMS Education Day Summary 2017/1

The inaugural HEMS Education Day was held in the ACE Training Centre. Here is an overview of points covered. Mission Oversight Cameron Edgar outlined the mission oversight process, its history, and the ways in which it has reduced risks of helicopter … Continue reading

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