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ICMS AGM 2016 - Intro and Day 1

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Friday, February 24, 2017, In : Conferences, courses & events 

This conference was great. It was what a motorsport conference covering safety, medical and rescue issues should be. No topic was off limits, no presenter was protected from being challenged (and most audience challenges stuck to the rules of engagement), invited speakers were from a broad range of backgrounds (gender, profession, motorsport category and geography) and most appealing of all, there was a general air of desire to promote and progress improved understanding and practice.

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Pre-hospital RSI - Addressing some of the challenges

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Sunday, January 19, 2014, In : Clinical topics 
Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Airway management can be a cause of great stress in the well apportioned and resourced resus bay of an ED or an ICU or in an operating theatre. The stress factor is magnified in the pre-hospital environment where the conditions and elements may operate against you. This can be even worse if you are working with people and equipment that you are unfamiliar with, as is not uncommon at motorsport events.

So it's always worth seeing how t...
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New name for the ASMMR

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Saturday, January 18, 2014, In : Notifications 
Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Monday, March 19, 2012

The Australian Society for Motorsport Medicine and Rescue was set up in an attempt to bring together physicians, paramedics and rescue specialists who take their skills to motorsport events. The aim was and still is to share medical and motorsport information and experience amongst all practitioners, newcomers and established.

However, while the title was created somewhat tongue-in-cheek, it is probably a little austere and doesn't exactly...
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