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Clinical Snapshot - Carl has become obtunded
In this urgent scenario, Carl's respiratory distress prompts the question of rapid sequence induction. The case includes impending airway compromise, the risks of an unprotected airway, and key elements for successful intubation. A challenging airway situation unfolds.READ ON
A renewed partnership between Medcast and RACGP will ensure RACGP members have privileged access to discounted Basic Life Support training. The online course, meticulously aligned with guidelines, enables GPs to fulfil mandatory CPR course requirements.
This blog explores the ALS Algorithm and looks at how Medcast are trialling an adaptation of the 2023 updated ANZCOR Adult Advanced Life Support flowchart. The aim is to test its useability as a cognitive aid in ALS training to reduce cognitive load, enhance team performance and improve emergency decision-making.
Explore ANZCOR's 2023 updates to the Adult Advanced Life Support flowchart. Key changes include CPR terminology, airway adjunct prompts, and a nuanced approach to reversible causes.
Our courses have gained recognition for their comprehensive and practical approach to training healthcare professionals.
The increasing use of technology and move into online learning options has expanded the options for delivering education, including resuscitation education. Theory can now be delivered in high quality and engaging modes, and allow educators to focus on the practical skills that are necessary in resuscitation.
2020 ILCOR guidelines emphasise the importance of higher ventilations in paediatric resuscitation. This reflects the higher oxygen requirements of children which is evident in their higher baseline respiratory rate.
Who checks the resuscitation or emergency trolley in your workplace? It’s easy to find guidelines about what items to include on the trolley, depending on your clinical environment. What’s not as easy is how to ensure that staff prioritise completing the checks, especially when you consider the ever-expanding lists of tasks that must be performed.