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Sometimes I just have to scratch the itch and have a rant. This time the itch is a recurrent one, about radio communication.
Head on over to Emcrit to read Rory Spiegel’s take on mechanical CPR. I’m fairly sure Rory has been reading the sporadic ranting of a certain paramedic on this topic, hence his brilliant, insightful work. I’ll let him have his moment … Continue reading
Following on from my previous post on managing the agitated patient…
It’s time for another post on everyone’s favourite drug: ketamine! Hooray! Ok, so this is not entirely about ketamine, but ketamine does come into it. AV paramedics have recently received training to administer IM ketamine to agitated patients as part … Continue reading
Just when I thought I knew what I was doing…along comes a study to prove me wrong.
Happy New Year, and welcome back to the sporadic blog known as AmboFOAM. I thought I would start the year on a positive note, and what better way than by looking at one of the new initiatives happening here in … Continue reading
As many of you will know, there have been significant changes to Ambulance Victoria in recent years. We have a new board, a new CEO, and arguably a new lease on life. I am excited by the changes, and I … Continue reading
I like it when people agree with me. Most people do. Sadly, I sometimes don’t have a lot of luck on that front, especially when it comes to mechanical CPR (mCPR), or when I suggest to my wife that we … Continue reading