Doc Fedor adds a few notes on RSA. In light of civil SAR at Harvey and Irma, we introduce some of the issues surrounding special needs populations. Look for the Winter Pararescue Foundation ski tour in the Rockies if you need some decompression, or know someone who does. Support your foundation at pararescuefoundation.org
In the fourth installation of the TAMAR Rescue another PJ discusses the medical care in more detail provided for the two patients. PJs from around the Nation are supporting Rescue Ops in Texas as this is aired. Think of and pray for all the victims and responders. http://www.newsday.com/long-island/suffolk/li-national-guard-members-deployed-to-help-harvey-rescue-missions-1.14097670
In part 2 Jordan discusses parachute insertion, marine surface operations, ship boarding and linking up with the Captain and crew. Look for the PJNY recert courses in SEP, NOV and FEB. Hosted by the 103rd RQS and NORTHWELL Health System. We have increased our PFC lanes (extended care) since lessons learned on this mish.
Dr. Laureen Hill is the Chair of Anesthesiology at Emory university. In the second discussion with her we focus on: 1. Surpa-glottic airways 2. Role of paralytics beyond sedation 3. Video assisted larygoscopy 4. Aspiration pneumonia as a complication of intubating without a paralytic This discussion was really good, easy to follow, with great points. …
Dr. Laureen Hill is the Chair of Anesthesiology at Emory University. In this episode, she discusses controversies regarding intubation, particularly in the pre-hospital setting, the supreme importance of bagging properly, and other lessons learned during decades of training medical providers how to intubate. Please go to PararescueFoundation.org and make a donation.