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Lessons Learned from TC George, Part II

This is the  TC George evacuation, from the perspective of Dr Sebastian Rubinzstein-Dunlop, who was at the time my “Reg” at Karratha.  Seb has put together his recollections and learnings from the day.  Dr Seb has now returned to the NW after doing a few years of training in critical care and is a Broome […]

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Lessons Learned from TC George

On Thursday 8th March 2007, Tropical Cyclone George crossed the coast just north of Port Hedland, it was a large, catgory 5 cyclone and it was unusual as it maintained its intensity for 100s of km inland where it struck Indee station and the Fortescue Metals Group Rail Village  (FMG RV1).  The destructive winds wreaked […]

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Can’t Intubate, Can’t Ventilate! The low down on code brown

Now this is a huge post, apologies in advance – goes a bit over the usual 2 minute read I aspire to!  But… this is gold. Ever been in a “Can’t Intubate, Can’t ventilate” scenario  – if you said ‘no’ then lucky you.  It is a rare occurrence in Airway management but one which has […]