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Tag Archives: procedures
Top 10 Coffee and Cases Snippets from April 2023
Thanks for a great month of case discussion!The C+C QI project team
Posted in Cases, General PH&RM Tagged 1.2.12, 1.2.5, 1.2.8, 1.2.9, airway, burns, Coffee and Cases, Coffee and Cases Snippets, education, EVD, paediatrics, Prehospital, procedures, retrieval, RSI, Suspension trauma Leave a comment
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
Posted in Airway, General PH&RM, Presentations, training Tagged agitation, airway, bougie, CGD, ketamine, pre-hospital, procedures, RSI, Trauma Leave a comment
Extremity amputation technique as taught by Dr Geoff Healy at Sydney HEMS Team Induction training August 2015, using porcine tissue.
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Here is a recommended open ‘finger’ thoracostomy technique for ventilated patients as taught by Dr Geoff Healy at Sydney HEMS Team Induction training August 2015, using porcine tissue.
Posted in Tips, training Tagged procedures, thoracostomy, Trauma 2 Comments
Why would you clamp a tracheal tube?
This video explains the rationale for clamping the tracheal tube in PEEP-dependent patients prior to switching ventilator circuits, a manoeuvre that is included in our Difficult Oxygenation Operating Procedure
Posted in Tips Tagged ARDS, procedures, ventilation 3 Comments
Haney’s 5 Central Line Tips
Dr Haney Mallemat – an amazing critical care educator and the cuddliest RAGE podcaster – offers some tips here for beginners, but we think even seasoned retrievalists might pick up a tip or two they hadn’t thought of: The … Continue reading
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This practical workshop is part of the Sydney HEMS Team Induction Training, and is one component of a learning program that also includes online preparatory material, simulation, a multi-station formal team objective structured practical assessment (also called ‘the exam’), and … Continue reading
Posted in Tips, training Tagged obstetric, procedures, resuscitation, video 1 Comment
Clamshell Thoracotomy Training
Induction Training for new HEMS Team members includes a procedure lab for life, limb and sight saving procedures. Here’s an excerpt from a session on clamshell thoracotomy by Dr Geoff Healy
Posted in General PH&RM, Tips, training Tagged education, procedures, thoracic, thoracotomy, Trauma 2 Comments
Simple surgical airway technique
Model and pig cricothyroidotomy practice at Sydney HEMS Induction 2015 demonstrating the approach: DECISION, INCISION, FINGER, BOUGIE, TUBE, CUFF, ETCO2 by Cliff Reid and Karel Habig
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Airway emergencies, when help is not nearby
This 24 minute airway lecture from a recent conference is delivered by Dr Clare Hayes-Bradley, consultant in prehospital & retrieval medicine with Sydney HEMS. Retrieval & trauma updates for rural providers: Can’t intubate/oxygenate – help is not nearby
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