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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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Trauma coagulopathy & Head and Spinal injury prediction

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Saturday, January 18, 2014, In : Clinical topics 
Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Wednesday, August 1, 2012

If you keep an eye on some of the great critical care blog sites, at some point you will have come accross Cliff Reid's Resus M.E. site. Recently he has put up 2 great posts that should be of interest to all of us who practice medicine and rescue in motor sports.

The first is a presentation given by HEMS doctor, Pete Sherren, on the bleeding trauma patient. He outlines an illustrative pre-hospital case and follows through to the ICU ad...
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