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Blue Sky Trauma from Umbara Base Hospital Part Three

Decision Nodes in trauma care An algorithm is an illustration of a series of medical decisions that address certain patient specific conditions outlining appropriate responses intended to lead to an outcome. The goals of an algorithm are to identify diagnostic … Continue reading

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Blue Sky Trauma from Umbara Base Hospital Part Two

The following learning points are collated from Regional and Rural hospitals of NSW, Australia, represented here by a single fictional institution – Umbara Base Hospital.  Cases are amalgamated and anonymised (including alteration of patient demographics) such that similarity to real … Continue reading

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Blue Sky Trauma from Umbara Base Hospital

The following learning points are collated from Regional and Rural hospitals of NSW, Australia, represented here by a single fictional institution – Umbara Base Hospital.  Cases are amalgamated and anonymised (including alteration of patient demographics) such that similarity to real … Continue reading

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Everything ECMO – Part Two

Natalie Kruit on Troubleshooting ECMO Retrieval This second post from the Sydney HEMS ECMO education days summarises a great session by Retrieval Doctor and all-round legend Natalie Kruit on Troubleshooting in ECMO Retrieval. What’s the role of the Retrieval Doctor? … Continue reading

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Everything ECMO – Part One

Most of the following post is taken from the recent Sydney HEMS ECMO Education day with some taken from an earlier ECMO education day and amalgamated into a huge amount of notes. ECMO in New South Wales Associate Professor Paul … Continue reading

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