101 Reflective Lessons from a Year with Sydney HEMS. Part Seven: Life Lessons

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This post, detailing my reflections on life lessons, is the seventh and final post in a series recording my reflections on the twelve months I spent working for Sydney HEMS in prehospital and retrieval medicine. The first post covers medical...
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JC: Should non ST elevation ROSC patients go to cath lab? St.Emlyn’s

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It’s another busy day in Virchester and you are put on standby for a 68 year old male who has had an out of hospital cardiac arrest. Fortunately it was a witnessed arrest and there was good bystander CPR. The...
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Triage: The sorting hat of Emergency medicine, but what are we really seeking? St.Emlyn’s.

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The word “Triage” comes from French roots, the origin word “trier” meaning “to sort”.1 This is a process vital to emergency medicine. The idea was born on the battlefields by Baron Dominique Jean Larrey2, a chief surgeon in Napoleon’s Imperial guard,...
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