You meet a lot of odd characters in ambulance. I don’t just mean the usual mental health patients (one of… Read more Paramedic stories number 3
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It’s called running for your life, you do it without giving it much thought, it is…
Originally posted on Prehospital and Retrieval Medicine – THE PHARM dedicated to the memory of Dr John Hinds:
In anaesthetics we are trained to pre-oxygenate and intubate our theatre patients in a flat supine…
In anaesthetics we are trained to pre-oxygenate and intubate our theatre patients in a flat supine position. Then, when we… Read more HEAD-UP INTUBATION —
In ambulance, there are rules. Nobody in particular set them.We cannot change them. They simply exist. It was late at… Read more By the rules.
I don’t want you to grow up normal. I don’t want you to think that the only way to relieve… Read more Why I don’t want my kid growing up normal
It’s been awhile since I posted properly sorry! It’s been super busy and I promise I’ve got lots of good… Read more The basics of self care
There are few jobs in the world more difficult to gain a proficiency in than those in front line healthcare.… Read more Don’t give . Why you shouldn’t drop out of your grad year and internship.
Our ambulance hurtled up the hill. Rudely interrupted from our planned trip to the hardware store to suss out some… Read more I couldn’t be with him when he died.
We arrived in the late hours of a Friday night. Out the front of the slightly run down house, illuminated… Read more Mind if I borrow your gun?