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Dr Pragati Gautama MBBS, BSc ( Hons ), FDRHMNZ, FRNZCGP DipObs , DTM&H.   Rural medicine is determined by its social context, and is represented by  both professional and geographical isolation. Include the impact of resource limitation and financial deprivation...
  • March 12, 2020
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Dr Andrew Hooper1 1RFDS Western Operations, Jandakot, Australia Jet aircraft have been part of the aviation world since the middle of the last century, and have been embraced by aeromedical organisations needing aircraft with the range and capability to transport...
  • March 10, 2020
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Andrea Herring RN This presentation provides brief overview of the history of Trauma Systems in Australia as well as a lighthearted historical review of treatments and practices that have existed in trauma care over that last 25-30 years. This includes...
  • October 11, 2019
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Mr Thomas Judge1 1LifeFlight of Maine/The LifeFlight Foundation Abstract: Maine, the northeast corner of the United States, has the most elderly and rurally dispersed population as well as one of the poorest populace of any state in the USA. A...
  • May 22, 2019
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Christopher Denny Abstract: How do we select those with ‘the right stuff’ from a pool of talented candidates? Drawing upon experience with the Canadian Space Agency Astronaut Recruitment Campaign, we will explore elements of selection for prehospital and retrieval medicine.
  • May 22, 2019
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Mr Benjamin Stanton1  1Medstar Abstract: Out of hospital cardiac arrest (OOHCA) remains a leading cause of mortality and morbidity worldwide. Extracorporeal Cardiopulmonary Life Support (ECLS) is the application of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) during cardiac arrest to augment traditional advanced...
  • May 22, 2019
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Dr Stephen Hearns1 1Emergency Medical Retrieval Service Abstract: This talk will look at the pressures of aeromedicine and what strategies we can implement as organisations, leaders and individual clinicians to manage these pressures. It will focus upon how we physiologically...
  • May 22, 2019
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Stefan Mazur Abstract: The patients we see today may have a short lived impact on us – just one more case in a sea of injury and illness – but our words, actions and interventions will potentially have a life-long...
  • May 21, 2019
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Mr Cameron Edgar1  1Nsw Ambulance, Sydney, Australia Abstract: Military experiences have informed civilian clinical practice for centuries. Today’s civilian aeromedical operations see clinicians responding to thousands of critical patients in complex, austere and sometimes terrorist situations. These experiences have the...
  • May 21, 2019
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Cameron Brockel Abstract: Introduction: The Royal Australian Air Force offers a unique capability in support of Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief operations.  It is the only mass evacuation capability within Australia’s area of interest and has been used on a...
  • May 21, 2019
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