As the COVID-19 pandemic and associated measures continue to have an impact on global populations, Guillaume Alinier explores the effects on the wellbeing of frontline prehospital care professionals and what can be done to support them to continue providing high-calibre care and growing as a profession
In the fourth and final article of the Neurocardiology series, Helen Cowan looks at postprandial hypotension as described in Sir Roger Bannister's textbook and subsequent research.
Nearly all medical emergency calls are related to someone experiencing some form of discomfort—either due to trauma or pain. Initial pain assessment may be undertaken over the telephone by an emergency medical dispatcher, without seeing the patient; however, the next key moment in pain assessment is completed patient-side by the paramedic. This inquiry is detailed and guides the paramedic in the formation of a differential diagnosis and provision of appropriate pain management. The research team...
People identifying as LGBTQ+ make up a part of the paramedic community around the world. In this issue of International Paramedic Practice, we hear from paramedics in Ecuador and the UK about their experiences
In the third article of the new Neurocardiology series, Helen Cowan looks at cardiac syncope and the link between the heart and brain.
After becoming Australia's first woman to achieve a doctorate in paramedicine, Louise Reynolds reflects on her journey, the challenges she was faced with and the sometimes tough decisions along the way