Tag Archives: pre-hospital

Clinical Governance Day 21st September 2016

Join us next Wednesday for a human-factors-focused clinical governance day at the Bankstown helicopter base. We are particularly excited to welcome Paul Mayer, a Naval medic who returned from operational duties in Afghanistan earlier this year. He’s going to talk about … 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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Motor Vehicle Crash Considerations in Retrieval Medicine

An hour long exploration of motor crash management principles by Retrieval specialist Dr Geoff Healy  

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The Retrieval Medicine Environment

This 15 minute talk by HEMS Physician Karel Habig provides an introduction to our working environment for newcomers to prehospital & retrieval medicine

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Introduction to Retrieval Medicine

Several of the Sydney HEMS retrieval physicians describe some of the challenges of prehospital & retrieval medicine  

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Extreme Medicine: Everest ER

One of our own Sydney HEMS physicians is an extreme environment and mountain medicine expert – Dr Yashvi Wilamasena. Yash, as he is known to his mates, plans to reach the summit of Everest in the near future. In preparation … Continue reading

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CGD 7th May 2014 – There Will Be Blood!!

Another excellent clinical governance day for the Sydney HEMS team where we got down and dirty with trauma-induced coagulopathy, how to deal with maxillofacial haemorrhage, tools used to plug the gaps, a recollection of epic winching, and a Sim that … Continue reading

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