An Update on Emergency Care in South Africa

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As part of the EMSSA/ECCSA conference in Sun City we attended an update on where we are with the Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) in the Emergency Care field of South…

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dasSMACCforce: Paramedics Under Siege

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Below see a few items discussed at #dasSMACCforce talk by badEM team member @CraigWylie Are specialised tactical units the answer? There has been so much discussion in the media around paramedics…

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Critical Care Transport Workshop #ecssa2016

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Critical Care Transport Workshop #ECSSA2016 The badEM team hosted an exciting Critical Care Transport pre-conference workshop for the ECSSA2016 conference on 21 September 2016. Despite having limited numbers to 20…

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#smaccFORCE summary: Prehospital Emergency Medicine Workshop

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#smaccFORCE – You don’t have to be the best – just do your best! I was lucky enough to attend the #smaccFORCE at the Dublin Social Media and Critical Care conference.…

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Endotracheal cuff pressure changes in flight

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Poster from ICEM 2016 on ETT cuff pressure changes during fixed wing flight. For the full blog post: For more information contact Jo Park-Ross on or twitter @JoParkRoss  

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Implementation of an in-service training programme for paramedics in hostile situations.

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Poster presentation at ICEM2016 For any additional information contact Craig Wylie   Poster presentation at recent International Conference of Emergency Medicine 2016

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Based on on work done in below abstract we are in the process of completing final drafts of  a “Quick Reference Handbook on Neonatal nCPAP” (with a focus on use…

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“How to get brave: The three steps for implementing change” with Almero Oosthuizen

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Podcast: Jo Park-Ross and Almero Oosthuizen Are you keen for change? Not sure how to be part of the change you think is needed? Here is a short podcast to motivate…

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Finding FOAM

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This week I did a talk at the Hout Bay Volunteer EMS about how to get involved with FOAM for the beginner (with a focus on prehospital FOAM). If you…

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The Namibian Pre-hospital System

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The Namibian Pre-hospital System Guest Author: Nadine Seymour & Edited by: Jo Park-Ross                                    Pre-hospital…

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