High Performance / Pit Crew CPR update

Hi all, We have our first SIM practice for 2018 coming up shortly on the 7th/March. We will re-visit and update the “Red Shift Pit Crew CPR” and try upping our game with some new staff on Red shift. It is the practical application that counts the most and we need to practice, hence we…

Status Epilepticus

This is a lead-up blog for our C & C next week where we will discuss SE = Status Epilepticus. Midazolam and valproate administrations for the seizure management have been recently added to the paramedic ATP. RSI consideration has also been highlighted for the management of SE. Here is some cool FOAMed to help us…

An eye for an eye

You are called to a 28 year old male who has been shot in the eye with a paintball gun. On your arrival you find the staff at the paintball arena have rinsed the eye for approximately one minute, as per the manufacturer’s instructions. The patient is alert, oriented, responds appropriately to your questions, and…

Tools for the downward spiral

Developing skills for when you’re sweating through your shirt, and you need to know you’re going to crush the next step

Practice Changers

Morning all This podcast discusses “practice changers”, being the things that have really changed how you do your jobs, and why. Some of the things that are discussed are when epi is given in anaphylaxis, changes in terminology (ALTE is now known as BRUE), which has changed the way people assess and treat patients, or…