Tag Archives: Trauma

Thoracostomy

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.

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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

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Handover Tips

Tips on the dos and don’ts of handover at the trauma centre for a HEMS patient by Dr Karel Habig  

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Maxillofacial haemorrhage control

Dr Geoff Healy explains the prehospital management of maxillofacial haemorrhage at HEMS Team Induction Training in Sydney.  

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Cutting the edge of the trauma void

This 22 minute talk by Sydney HEMS consultant Dr Oran Rigby was delivered at a recent rural medicine conference Cutting the edge of the trauma void

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Essential components of pre-retrieval trauma care

This 22 minute talk by Dr Karel Habig was delivered at a recent rural medicine conference Essential components of pre-retrieval trauma care

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Clinical Governance Day Summary 19 November

AKA ‘The Matt Ward Show’ There was a really great turnout for a jam-packed Clinical Governance Day with a series of great presentations. It was clear that everyone involved in presenting had put a great deal of time and effort … Continue reading

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Selective Aortic Arch Perfusion

Fascinating talk on the development of this resuscitative technology by Dr Jim Manning who appeared in person at our Clinical Governance Day.   For further information check out EMCrit Podcast Episode 123

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Simulation 31/03/2014 – Heloconstrictors and Helodilators

A high fidelity simulation in the AW 139 aircraft. The lead -in 15-year-old male with a stab wound Scene The initial assessment was performed at a scene outside pub. The patient A – Patent B – RR 32, sats 96% … Continue reading

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Clinical Governance Day 26/3: The Morning After The Week Before

All of the attendees at this CGD were treated to a brilliant post-smaccGOLD desert, with an incredible guest speaker, a statistical review of one of the most important publications of the year, a fierce SIMWARS battle, and answers to the … Continue reading

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