Monthly Archives: January 2013

Originally posted on Prehospital and Retrieval Medicine – THE PHARM dedicated to the memory of Dr John Hinds:
Attribution of photo Lufthansa attendant giving safety briefing Dr Cliff Reid recently wrote an article about the concept of a resuscitation safety…

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AmboFOAM joins the Twitterverse!

Is Twitteverse a word?  Well, it is now.  It’s true, I have dragged myself kicking and screaming into the modern world of social media with a twitter account: @AmboFOAM. Don’t expect too much from me, I have only just got … Continue reading

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It only hurts when I laugh.

I am sure that most paramedics have been vexed at some stage by the issue of “drug seekers.”   You know that patient on bucket loads of oxycodone who is complaining of abdo pain?…

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Rising damp.

It’s 05:30, you are almost at the end of another busy night of standing around ramped at hospital, and you are trying to get back to branch to maybe snatch 5 minutes of sleep when your MDT starts beeping: Breathing … Continue reading

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