Tag: PMP4

Journal Club – Trauma CT in Paediatric Patients

I have a confession to make – I once requested a whole body CT (WBCT) in a paediatric patient. [Yes, yes, I know!] To be fair, we didn’t know he was a paediatric patient at

101 Reflective Lessons from a Year with Sydney HEMS. Part Four: More Clinical

This post, detailing my reflections on clinical retrieval medicine, is the fourth in a series recording my reflections on the twelve months I spent working for Sydney HEMS1 in prehospital and retrieval medicine. The first post

Paediatric Trauma Snapshot: What’s New?

You might not have spotted that the Trauma Audit and Research Network (TARN)1 published an updated report on paediatric trauma last week. You can find the full document here 2.This document is important because it

Robocop gets the NICE 2016 major trauma treatment. St.Emlyn’s

Today, to much excitement, we saw the release of the NICE major trauma guidance.  Nat did an excellent review of the draft guidance, which you can read here.  We now have the full guideline which

Paediatric Trauma is no place for a Paediatric Surgeon. Ross Fisher joins St.Emlyn’s

Ross Fisher, consultant paediatric surgeon from Sheffield UK explains why paediatric surgeons may not be best placed to lead paediatric trauma teams.

London Trauma Conference #LTC2015 – Day Three

London Trauma Conference review with St.Emlyn’s ECMO REBOA prehospital care and air ambulance work

London Trauma Conference #LTC2015 – Day Two

Hello again from the London Trauma Conference! If you haven’t listened to the day one podcast yet, catch up here. We’ve managed to catch up with a couple more speakers for an in-depth chat about

The Turban Technique – A Scalp Bandage that Stays!

  Here’s a quick and easy technique for bandaging a scalp – where the bandage stays where you want it to. Sometimes a scalp bandage might be helpful to protect sutures or wound closure (particularly

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Speak Up! Have your say on the NICE guidance for Major Trauma

A draft of the NICE guidance on assessment and management of major trauma was released this morning for stakeholder consultation. If you work in a major trauma centre, in a trauma unit – or in any

Trials and Tribulations: Ross Fisher on Paediatric Trauma at the London Trauma Conference

  You’ve probably worked out by now that the London Trauma conference was full of awesomeness and controversy. Obviously I’m biased, but I found the paediatric stream particularly engaging and I was lucky enough to

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