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Dr Laura Hand1, Dr Paul Holmes1, Mrs Ann-Maree Brady1, Dr Neeta Rampersad1  1Childrens Health Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Abstract: The retrieval passport is an educational tool and logbook currently being trialled with medical staff at Childrens Health Queensland Retrieval Service (CHQRS)....
  • May 21, 2019
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Dr Alan Garner1  1CareFlight, Northmead, Australia Abstract: The presentation will review data from the first 20 applications of the AAJT on patients in traumatic arrest reviewing indications, response to application of the device and clinical outcomes in addition to practical...
  • May 21, 2019
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Dr Genevieve Brideson1, Associate Professor Lydia  Mayner1, Emeritus Professor Eileen Willis1  1Flinders University, Flagstaff Hill, Australia Abstract: Everyone recognises the iconic Australian organisation, the Royal Flying Doctor Service. However, the general public and most healthcare providers are completely unaware that...
  • May 21, 2019
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Mr David Carpenter1  1Royal Flying Doctor Service Central Operations, Alice Springs, Australia Abstract: In late 2017 there were 34 confirmed presentations of invasive serogroup W Meningococcal (MenW) infection in remote Central Australia, from a virtual zero baseline.  Many of the...
  • May 21, 2019
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Dr Andrew Hooper1  1RFDS Western Operations, Palmyra, Australia Abstract: RFDS Western Operations has developed a dedicated bariatric transfer platform, capable of transporting patients weighing up to 285kg. The custom designed stretcher was designed to be safely secured in St. John...
  • May 21, 2019
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Dr Amy Keir, Dr Bronwyn Turner Abstract: Neonatal hypothermia is a known risk factor for poorer outcomes in low birth weight infants and maintaining an appropriate temperature in the transport environment can be challenging. A previous audit at MedSTAR Kids...
  • May 21, 2019
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Mr David Szyc1, Dr Tom Nicholls1 1Careflight Northern Ops, Eaton, Australia Abstract: Introduction Careflight provides aeromedical retrieval and pre-hospital services to the Top-End of the Northern Territory. Both nurses and doctors undertake winch training for both land and over water...
  • May 21, 2019
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