John-Paul Loughrey – Major Incidents Part 1

Your BASICS Scotland podcasts are now available to listen to on all major podcast platforms – SUBSCRIBE NOW! JP Loughrey chats us through lots of points about major incidents in this series of podcasts  Top 3 Points from this podcast: Communicate effectively, using a recognized framework for consistency (METHANE)  Realistic Medicine is an accurate representation of what we should Read More …

Les Gordon – Primary survey, some special considerations

Your BASICS Scotland podcasts are now available to listen to on all major podcast platforms – SUBSCRIBE NOW! Les talks us through the primary survey in some special circumstances, some kit considerations and some human factors to think about. Top 3 Points from this podcast: Most importantly when you are delivering the primary survey don’t get sidetracked to non-life-threatening issues Read More …

Les Gordon – Primary survey overview and practical considerations

Your BASICS Scotland podcasts are now available to listen to on all major podcast platforms – SUBSCRIBE NOW! Les chats us through some interesting aspects of the primary survey Top 3 Points from this podcast: Most importantly when you are delivering the primary survey don’t get sidetracked to non-life-threatening issues Make sure you document everything as Read More …

Ian Scott – Hypothermia & ECMO

Ian Scott discusses Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) and its role in hypothermia.  Ian looks at the severe end of hypothermia and the management and pathways for these patients.   Top 3 Points from this podcast: Do the basics really well – good patient assessment, Good ALS Think could this be hypothermia? If you think it Read More …

Aravindan Veiraiah – Toxicology In Overdose And Poisoning

Today Aravindan discusses the best way to approach and treat patients who may be experiencing overdoses, poisonings and/or drug-related agitation   Top 3 Points from this podcast: Use sodium bicarbonate more, if this is a drug you carry and is within your scope of practice, for sodium channel blocking drug overdoses. Antidotes for the sedatives Read More …