This is a fast fact based on this post. Full reference available there.
chest wall burns, constriction, tightening, ventilation, HEMS, critical care
FAST FACT – This is based on the Burns: The Practical Stuff video and post. Full reference available in full post.
This video demonstrates the assessment and management of burns, using equipment that is recommended within the locality at the time of production. Remember to check your local, current guidelines before putting anything into practice. Produced by HCPs and students.
This is easily remembered as: in English we read from left to right, but the ECG prints a view of the heart from right (V1-V2) to left (V5-V6).
Check out the video summary below. For more information, have a look at the related Article 999 post here. Other posts that may interest you: Fast Fact: Head Injury is […]
NICE guidelines are great, but they're annoying sometimes. They're lengthy, and it can be hard to find only the content that is directly relevant to frontline ambulance clinicians. Here is a summary of their head injury guidelines, showing only the points and quotes that are relevant to us. Article 999: Simplifying, Presenting, Refreshing.
You may find varying suggestions for what to consider in what is usually referred to as your 'scene assessment' (Harris, 2016: 1; Pilbery & Lethbridge, 2016: 126) or 'end of bed [...] assessment' (Spurr, 2014). This is a cheat sheet to assist you in identifying these important factors.
This is a shorter version of the Ventilator: Why, What, How, When? video, featuring the how-to only.