Tag Archives: Ultrasound

Carotid Ultrasound Pulse Check in Cardiac Arrest

Recent publication in Resuscitation featuring Sydney HEMS retrievalist Dr Matt Miller: ‘2D ultrasound of the common carotid artery is both sensitive and specific for detection of the presence or absence of a pulse’ Please log into ScienceDirect through your academic … Continue reading

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CGD Highlights 21st May 2014

Ultrasound Workshop – The FALLS Protocol Massive thanks to our guest speaker Dr Chris Partyka from The Blunt Dissection for delivering an excellent workshop on critical care ultrasound! The content from his workshop, including the FALLS protocol for undifferentiated shock, … Continue reading

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CGD 21st May 2014 – Programme

The programme for next week’s CGD is as follows: Afternoon education workshops will include: Updates in Ultrasound – A hands-on refresher session on eFAST, RUSH and basic echo with special guest Dr Chris Partyka (Ultrasound Registrar at Liverpool Hospital, EM … Continue reading

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Lung Ultrasound in Extreme Environments

At Sydney HEMS we are believers in the benefit of ultrasound in the prehospital & retrieval medicine environment. Lung ultrasound is of particular use in diagnosing pneumothoraces at noisy trauma scenes or in helicopters. Yash Wimalasena, one of our Retrieval Fellows … Continue reading

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