Linda Downs station windmill, images courtesy of Holmes family
Its Australia day today, January 26th.
I live in a land of contrasts. Its summer here and in the far north, its tropical storm season. So there has been a lot of rain. Still many parts of our state are in official drought. Last year was hottest ever on record. In my patch of retrieval/PHARM turf, the rains have brought a welcome relief to many though.
I enjoy flying amongst some of the most beautiful terrain and displays of Mother Nature on Earth.
So here’s an updated view from my office. Have a great Australia Day wherever you are!
Fence line underwater at Linda Downs
Linda Downs station & the mighty Georgina River in flood
Filed under: Prehospital medicine
, Rural medicine
University of Chicago Aeromedical Network
On today’s show, we chat to Scott DeBoer, a flight nurse and clinical educator in Chicago. He has a website at Peds-R-Us. We chat about paediatric critical care transport and patient preparation. We discuss a hypothetical critical asthma case. Finally we talk about his hometown of Chicago for us first time visitors!
Scott DeBoer, flight nurse
Tune in to find out!
Show note references:
- peds_pearl – tubing tiny tots – newborn intubation (part 1)
- peds_pearl – tubing tiny tots II – newborn intubation
- peds_pearl -tubing tiny tots III- newborn intubation
- Truly_cool_tube_tricks peds pearl
- million dollar mask peds pearl
- peds pearl – future – airway & OR (2)
- peds_pearl freaking_out_rule
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Filed under: airway
, Emergency anaesthesia
, Emergency medicine and critical care
, Interviews of interesting people
, prehospital and retrieval medicine podcast
Mark your diaries to attend “Trauma 2015 – At The Cutting Edge” to be held from 2-4 October 2015 at the Sheraton Mirage, Gold Coast, QLD.
Following a successful 2014 conference with over 350 delegates in attendance the Australasian Trauma Society is excited to announce our 2015 international keynote speakers:
- Dr John Holcomb FACS, Texas Trauma Institute, USA
- Dr Billy Mallon, LAC + USC Medical Center, USA
February 2015 – Call for Abstracts Opens
March 2015 – Registration Opens
August 2015 – Early Bird Registration Closes
2 October 2015 – Trauma 2015 Begins
Provisional topic areas include:
- Trauma resuscitation
- State of the art pre-hospital care
- Management of rare and complex injuries
- Trauma team training
- Advances in transfusion and haemorrhage control
- Mass casualties
- Lessons from the military
- Paediatric trauma systems
- The latest in burns management
- Trauma information systems
- Serious limb injuries
Stay tuned for further conference updates or contact the conference secretariat for more information.
Filed under: conference