Tips for clinicians in Prehospital & Retrieval Medicine
Difficult Missions: The Hospital Primary
Drs Natalie May, Geoff Healy, and Cliff Reid discuss missions in which the prehospital medical team is diverted to a hospital because their patient has been moved from scene to a (non-major) hospital. While one might expect these missions to … Continue reading →
Interview with Cameron Edgar
In this 25 minute podcast Dr Cliff Reid talks with Cameron Edgar, a senior helicopter critical care paramedic. Cameron has been a paramedic for 23 years, qualifying as an intensive care paramedic, then a special casualty access team paramedic, and then … Continue reading →
Vascular & Osseous Access in Resuscitation
Cliff Reid and Geoff Healy discuss challenges in prehospital intraosseous and intravenous access, covering how to avoid pitfalls and what their own individual practice preferences are in the prehospital and in-hospital settings (22 mins).
Optimising Prehospital Scene Time
Cliff Reid, Karel Habig, and Geoff Healy discuss how to minimise prehospital scene time while providing meaningful interventions.
Prehospital Basic Airway and Oxygenation
Cliff Reid, Karel Habig, and Geoff Healy discuss the approach to patients with hypoxia and obstructed airways, prior to rapid sequence induction. This is all about effective basic airway management.
Cliff Reid, Karel Habig, and Geoff Healy discuss the approach to patients with penetrating injury.