Author name: Tim Leeuwenburg

Rural doctor living on Kangaroo Island with interested in emergency medicine, anaesthesia and trauma. Currently a senior specialist (retrieval) with the Central Australian Retrieval Service, Chair of and Ass/Prof Aeromedical Retrieval

Sandpiper Australia – 2020 ahead

I’ve long held the option that the experts in prehospital care are the clinicians who are trained for it – whether volunteer ambulance officers, career paramedics or specialist retrieval services. Doctors don’t always have the capability to ‘value add’ on scene, unless they’ve undergone additional training in prehospital care. Skills from the well-equipped and staffed

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