MSF goes where no one else will go, but doing this kind of good is not getting any easier. John Swinnen on The Future of Battlefield Surgery.
Rant: Missing low hanging fruit in prehospital medicine. Mike Abernethy talks to us about the importance of bystander action.
What can Prehospital and Retrieval Medicine teach us about life? Natalie May reflects on lessons learned at Sydney HEMS – from the practical to the philosophical.
Being able to open any mobile phone camera enables triage of scene (mechanism of injury) and patient (physiology). This enables better resource allocation and can start treatment sooner.
Gary Berkowitz provides a brief outline of the capabilities of HARU and some key principles that make it successful. Could this be a model for other ambulance services to follow in the future?
Trainspotting: Neurological complications of IV drug use with Rhonda Cadena M.D. at SMACC 2019
Brandon Foreman, MD presents on assessing stroke symptoms, using EEG after acute brain injury, and advanced multimodality monitoring at SMACC 2019
Traditional selection of clinicians (nurses, paramedics and doctors) relies upon standard assessments. Or does it? with Christopher Denny
The future of prehospital care; treatments and technologies on the horizon with Halden Hutchinson-Bazely at SMACC 2019
Chile has unique characteristics which pose several challenges for rescue and retrieval medicine. Pablo Hasbun at SMACC 2019
Changing the face of triage: use of ultrasound in the field with Chris Partyka at SMACC 2019
In the ER, we are taught to turn towards the pain of others. We are not given as deliberate advice on how to care for ourselves despite the adversity we see, and the inevitability of being hurt by it.