28 episodes

The paramedic world is like finishing school. You have already achieved so much, but still young and full of potential. The pre-hospital world is a big one. We are just four blokes trying to make sense of it. Free radicals is about sharing our love of this world, through education, ramblings and debate. Join the team and their guests as we look at the present, contemplate the future, and examine the controversy.

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    • 4.9, 59 Ratings

The paramedic world is like finishing school. You have already achieved so much, but still young and full of potential. The pre-hospital world is a big one. We are just four blokes trying to make sense of it. Free radicals is about sharing our love of this world, through education, ramblings and debate. Join the team and their guests as we look at the present, contemplate the future, and examine the controversy.

    26: Episode 26 - Pre-hospital spinal injury clearance

    26: Episode 26 - Pre-hospital spinal injury clearance

    Today we look at how we go about clearing c-spine injuries in the pre-hospital setting. 
    The evidence behind NEXUS and how it stacks up again other tools. 
    Can we use these tools in the elderly?
    We would like to thank of our listeners Bruce for bringing this topic to our attention. 

    • 27 min
    25: Episode 25 - Should we transport pediatrics in cardiac arrest?

    25: Episode 25 - Should we transport pediatrics in cardiac arrest?

    Thanks to everyone who joined us for our live event. 
    Today's episode covers our first topic from the night. 
    There is no right or wrong answer to this question,
    but there is a lot to consider. 

    • 14 min
    24: Episode 24 - USA versus Australia, with the Pragmatic Paramedics

    24: Episode 24 - USA versus Australia, with the Pragmatic Paramedics

    We sat down with Jason and Aaron from the Pragmatic paramedic podcast and discuss the differences in education and certification between the US and Australia. 

    • 32 min
    23: Episode 23 - Medicine in the air

    23: Episode 23 - Medicine in the air

    Today the boys talk all things retrieval. The basics, the different modalities and those emerging, and how you can prepare your patient, your team and your environment for an incoming asset. 

    • 31 min
    22: Episode 22 - Advice for new paramedics, from paramedics

    22: Episode 22 - Advice for new paramedics, from paramedics

    What advice would you give to a new graduate, student or fresh paramedic? How do you stay current, motivated, compassionate and healthy?
    We asked that question on social media, today we discuss some of the amazing responses from our community.

    • 23 min
    21: Episode 21 - Clinical Priorities 3 - Endep and Emphysema.

    21: Episode 21 - Clinical Priorities 3 - Endep and Emphysema.

    We are back with clinical priorities. 
    This week we discuss some tips for approaching your toxicology patient as well as a health debate on the use of adrenaline in COPD. 

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
59 Ratings

59 Ratings

AussieAppleFanBoy ,

Love the podcast! But..

5/5 for content. Only thing from this listener is just if possible consider the mic volume/input - it’s perfect and then someone will (inadvertently/unknowingly) lean in/speak loudly into their mic and if you’re wearing earphones... ouch.

Rfdsdoc ,

Awesome podcast for prehospital folks!

Keep up the great podcast work !
Ketaminh

The one percenter. ,

Cracking Listening

Awesome podcast produced by some equally professional and highly skilled CCP’s that have a passion for the job. Your sessions are very informative and help myself whom is currently at Uni studying paramedic science. Binge listened to all 12 episodes. Highly recommend please keep producing these!!!

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