Describing the importance of patient handover and the critical time when the pre-hospital practitioner will give this information to the receiving hospital staff. Using an analogy of the characters that appear in cowboy films, the preacher stands out as one who usually plays a small but significant role in getting his message across. We will compare this to the modern day practitioner and how they should achieve the objective of giving a good handover to the receivers, who may or may not be believers.
Hospital Handover of Major Trauma – Make them Listen
Post-Intubation SedationPhoebe Adams, , 2016, The Talks smaccDUB 2016, Post-Intubation Sedation, 0
Scott Weingart discusses Post-Intubation Sedation.
It is time to throw away the hard cervical collar – PRO: Darren Braude, CON: Karim BrohiPhoebe Adams, , 2016, The Talks smaccDUB 2016, Cervical spine immobilization, controversy, debate, SMACCDub, spinal motion restriciton, spinal protection, Trauma, 0
Darren Braude and Karim Brohi battle it out in the #SMACCDub Cage Match ‘It is time to throw away...
Confined Space Airway ManagementKa, , 2016, The Talks smaccDUB 2016, Airway, airway management, austere, confined space, disaster, HEMS, intubation, prehospital, remote, 0
Locations, challenges, options, techniques and evidence behind managing airways in confined spaces and austere places.
Arrested DevelopmentsPhoebe Adams, , 2016, The Talks smaccDUB 2016, ERC guidelines, neonatal resuscitation, paediatric life support, Paediatric resuscitation, pediatric life support, pediatric resuscitation, SMACCDub, 0
When was your last paediatric/neonatal life support course update? Did it include the latest recommendations from the European Resuscitation...
Paediatric traumatic cardiac arrestKa, , 2016, The Talks smaccDUB 2016, Major Haemorrhage, paediatric, paediatric critical care, Traumatic Cardiac Arrest, 0
Paediatric traumatic cardiac arrest Summary by: Jon McCormack Recently published national guidelines and case series evidence supports a standardised...
A world of new threatsKa, , 2016, The Talks smaccDUB 2016, disaster plan, mass casualties, Multi site terrorist attack, penetrating trauma, prehospital damage control, prehospital trauma care, Resilience, 0
Terrorism is a new threat for pre hospital care specialists. Even if you're experienced in trauma patient management expect...
SMACC: The Final ChallengePhoebe Adams, , 2016, The Talks smaccDUB 2016, challenge, competition, CRM, edutainment, final, flower, game show, harris, nickson, procedures, quiz, SMACCDub, 0
Northern Hemisphere vrs Southern. Two teams put it all on the line in the ultimate challenge, testing their knowledge,...
First Among Equals: A Tribute to Dr John HindsKa, , 2015, 2016, The Talks smaccChicago 2015, The Talks smaccDUB 2016, acheson, bike, brian burns, death, dublin, hinds, janet, john hinds, macsorley, motorbike, motorsports, tribute, 1
In the inaugural John Hinds Plenary session at SMACCDUB, John's partner Janet and his mentor Fred MacSorley celebrate John's...