Trauma and Emergency

2 June 2009

In this broadcast Dr Olga Ward talks to Dr Gary Wilkes, Medical Director of St John Ambulance about trauma and emergency medicine. They will discuss topics including;

  • New Early Management of Severe Trauma and Advanced Trauma Life Support recommendations
  • Securing an airway
  • Head injury
  • Managing large haemorrhages
  • Protocols for mass casualty events

We also catch up with clinical psychologist Dr Darryl Menaglio to discuss psychiatric emergencies and patient management including:

  • Identifying and managing patients at risk of suicide
  • ‘Talking down’ an aggressive patient
  • Managing a manipulative patient

This broadcast has been allocated two CPD points by The RACGP and one CPD point by ACRRM. CPD points are not guaranteed and are subject to review by both agencies.