Leadership and Followership

We talk a lot about the different skills involved in the management of the critically unwell patient; CPR, airway management, defibrillation, chest drains, RSI etc, etc…..but there is another aspect which is arguably as important and that is the non-technical skills involved in resuscitation.  In this podcast we discuss non-technical skills, followership, leadership and different…

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Cardiac Arrest Masterclass

Why Cardiac Arrest Management is key to patient survival and we can make a huge difference to patient outcomes  What In this masterclass we will cover the key areas where we as clinicians and systems designers can improve our delivery of cardiac arrest management  How A series of short talks and discussion from Simon, Rob…

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Papers of May 2022

Welcome back to May’s papers of the month! First up this month we’ll be looking at an RCT focussed on prehospital intra-arrest management and comparing an early move in arrest towards ECMO-CPR and invasive treatment, versus remaining on scene continuing ALS until achieving a ROSC. Does E-CPR hold the promise we are hoping for? Next…

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Acute Aortic Syndromes

We have been wanting to do an episode on aortic dissections for quite a while now but you will see that what we’ve actually gone and done is created an episode on acute aortic syndromes…so we’ve done a great job of staying on point straight from the off! In fairness, we’ve done this because it… Read More

Papers of April 2022

Welcome back to April ‘22 papers of the month podcast! We start off this month with a paper looking at the effect of a structured airway course on first pass success in novice and HEMS clinicians. Next up we take a look at the much discussed RePHILL trial; do packed red blood cells and lyoplas…

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Debrief

Debrief is an extremely important topic both in the prehospital and in-hospital environment. It offers the opportunity to clarify, reflect and improve on future practice. But partaking in and running a debrief can be challenging. So in this episode we’ll be exploring debrief in a lot more detail. We’ll be covering both hot and cold…

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Papers of March 2022

Welcome back to March ’22 Papers Podcast! This month we have a think about causes and coping strategies for Emergency Clinicians involved in stressful cases; what can trigger us and more importantly what can we do to mitigate these circumstances? In our other two papers we have a think about ECMO-CPR and Resuscitative Thoracotomy, both…

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Broad Complex Tachycardia

So in our last Roadside to Resus episode we covered narrow complex tachycardias. In that we delved pretty deep into the normal cardiac conductance along with the clinical assessment and their management. This episode is going to build on some of that…so if you haven’t already given it a listen, we’d recommend you pause here,…

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Papers of February 2022

This month we’ve got three papers covering a wide variety of topics and practice in emergency care. First up we’ll be looking at whether pre-charging the defibrillator prior to rhythm analysis in cardiac arrest can decrease our hands-off time. Next we take a look at a paper that can help inform our assessment and investigation…

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