Tag: CC7

Preventing mid-life spontaneity becoming a crisis – SCAD as a serious cause of chest pain. St Emlyn’s

It’s the call that no healthcare professional wants to get… “Hi Mate. Sorry to bother you, it’s just Lucy has got some chest pain and doesn’t look great. Do you think I should take her

Prolonged Field Care…in the ED. St Emlyn’s

The practice of military emergency medicine and civilian emergency medicine frequently overlap, often in a symbiotic relationship​1,2​. The hard-won lessons from the operational environment are often incorporated into civilian practice time and time again (triage,

On Reflection

On Reflection I’ve been reflecting on reflection for some time now, at least since I started formally collecting my lessons from Sydney HEMS and probably even before that, because this sort of meta nonsense is

Triage: The sorting hat of Emergency medicine, but what are we really seeking? St.Emlyn’s.

The word “Triage” comes from French roots, the origin word “trier” meaning “to sort”.1 This is a process vital to emergency medicine. The idea was born on the battlefields by Baron Dominique Jean Larrey2, a chief

Managing Acute Behavioural Disturbance

A 31 year old gentleman is wheeled into your resuscitation room by two paramedics and four police officers. You were pre-alerted five minutes ago that you would be receiving an agitated man who was found