The Immediate Life Support course is a multidisciplinary 1-day course which provides the essential knowledge and skills that are important in the initial phase of treating a critically ill patient who needs resuscitation.It provides training in more diagnostic skills than the BLS course and expands core knowledge and teaches airway management skills, ECG recognition and […]
Focused assessment with sonography in trauma (commonly abbreviated as FAST) is a rapid bedside ultrasound examination performed by surgeons, emergency physicians and paramedics as a screening test for blood around the heart or abdominal organs after trauma. Simple, elegant, very useful. It might sound easy, but using the probe and orientating yourself is an acquired […]
And now for something completely different – a brand new workshop planned for this summer! For all of us who will, after graduating, have to choose between working in urgent and primary care while awaiting a specialty placement, the inner workings of an emergency vehicle are a concern.