Category Archives: General PH&RM

Interview with Cameron Edgar

In this 25 minute podcast Dr Cliff Reid talks with Cameron Edgar, a senior helicopter critical care paramedic. Cameron has been a paramedic for 23 years, qualifying as an intensive care paramedic, then a special casualty access team paramedic, and then … Continue reading

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HEMS Education Day – Wednesday 31st May

The next HEMS Education Day (HED) will be an exciting opportunity for the organisation to examine our role in Major Incidents. The day will primarily revolve around a Major Incident Exercise which is being put together by our education team. … Continue reading

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Clinical Governance Day – Wednesday 17th May

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Vomit control at Sydney HEMS

Karel Habig rigged up a SALAD simulator (Suction Assisted Laryngoscopy and Airway Decontamination – the brainchild of Airway Master Educator Jim DuCanto) and ran a vomit-control workshop at our recent HEMS Education Day. Here are the learning points as summarised … Continue reading

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HEMS April Education Day Summary

Cold & Hypothermia Shital Patel presented a challenging case which outlined the importance of early detection of hypothermia pre-hospital trauma missions. She reviewed the topic of hypothermia in detail and to list a few of her many valuable pearls: Reduce … Continue reading

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Vascular & Osseous Access in Resuscitation

Cliff Reid and Geoff Healy discuss challenges in prehospital intraosseous and intravenous access, covering how to avoid pitfalls and what their own individual practice preferences are in the prehospital and in-hospital settings (22 mins).

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Clinical Governance Day – Wednesday 22nd March

The next GSA-HEMS Clinical Governance Day is on Wednesday 22nd March at the new NSW Ambulance / Toll base.  This month we’re lucky to welcome Luke Regan who will be talking about the challenges of prehospital care in the Scottish … Continue reading

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