R.E.D. – Ruthlessly Efficient Defibrillation

Ruthlessly Efficient Defibrillation (RED) There are 3 key priorities in managing an Adult patient in Cardiac Arrest: Giving Effective Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) – The most recent revision of the CPR guidelines (2010) have emphasised the ‘C-AB’ approach in adult patients because interruptions in CPR are likely to lead to a diminished chance of achieving Return … More R.E.D. – Ruthlessly Efficient Defibrillation

Trauma Team Training and Human Factors

Trauma Team Training (TTT) This month saw another instalment of the Westmead Hospital Trauma Team Training. This highly recommended course is a one day simulation workshop for all specialities involved in trauma management at Westmead Hospital.  The TTT course is associated with a recent redesign of the approach to trauma at Westmead which is one of 5 Major … More Trauma Team Training and Human Factors