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PODCAST #22 – Chatting to ‘Angry Ambulance Driver’ Rob Simpson

Just caught up with Rob Simpson, author of the excellent AMBOFOAM blog and all round nice chap. We last met at smacc2013 and Robbie was kind enough to pick me up from Tullamarine Airport after I flew into Melbourne for the forthcoming ETM course.

SMACC - JOE LEX, ROB SIMPSON

The trade off was war stories exchanged over a fine meal at a fancy French restaurant. Nice how FOAMed brings relative strangers together (or, as Robbie stated ‘internet dating really works’). What happens in Melbourne, stays in Melbourne…

Rob is a MICA paramedic with Ambulance Victoria and has a wealth of experience both as solo rapid responder in the Western Suburbs of Melbourne, and as tasking coordinator in comms. His podcasts on matters such as cardiac arrest, handover and prehospital care are well worth a listen…bringing insightful and thoughtful commentary from our paramedic colleagues. Much to learn from these guys who do a tough job…

We talk here about paramedic RSI, the introduction of ketamine to the service, prehospital CPAP and shared reservations about PALM (pharmacologically-assisted laryngeal mask). The latter has been coined FACE-PALM by Cliff Reid ‘For Airway Challenged Enthusiasts – Pharmacologically Assisted Laryngeal Mask’)

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I am a Rural Doctor on Kangaroo Island, South Australia with interests in EM, Anaes & Trauma. Avid user & creator of #FOAMed; EMST & ATLS Director, Instruct & Direct on ETMcourse.com; faculty for Critically Ill Airway course and smaccAIRWAY workshops. My sites include KIdocs.org & RuralDoctors.Net, affiliated with smacc Opinions expressed on these sites must not be used to make decisions about individual health related matters or clinical care as medical details vary from one case to another. Reader is responsible for checking information inc drug doses etc.

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