“I loved A&E but hated the shifts”. “Best hospital job I did but I want a life” is what the usual feed back is from doctors who have worked in the ED. But it can be different in Brighton which is a major trauma centre with 24h consultant cover you hear…. ” I work here … More Best EM job in the world? Sustainable and flexible – you too can do it and have a life!
DESCRIPTION Open to doctors, nurses, paramedics and allied health professionals of all grades. The multidisciplinary single day is built around a case study of a patient cared for throughout all stages of the trauma pathway. Using a combination of lectures, discussion and skills stations, you will learn the importance of reading the scene to support … More HOT trauma course
Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust invite you to an evening of lectures and discussion around care of older people following major trauma. Tickets at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/trauma-care-for-older-people-tickets-27228173199 Trauma Care for Older People An evening symposium with Kent, Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance Trust Thursday Oct 6th, 6pm … More Care of older people involved in trauma
One of the most stressful interventions for every one involved in the ED and the time to keep use a prompt card and live by Kipling’s recommendations: “If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, ………………. If you can fill the unforgiving minute … More Emergency thoracotomy – clear head in a stressful situation.
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What to do if it is anticipated that an immobilised patient may remain intubated more than 48h. Guidelines from BRITISH ORTHOPAEDIC ASSOCIATION STANDARDS for TRAUMA (BOAST) https://www.boa.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/BOAST-2-March-2015.pdf