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How to avoid dangerous mistakes when responding to anaphylaxis

18 June, 2021

World Allergy Week is seeking to raise awareness of allergies and anaphylaxis, with leading allergy organisations promoting important resources that could save lives.

Personal defibrillator gains CE certification

01 June, 2021

Sydney-based medical device start-up RRR has secured European regulatory approval for its personal automated external defibrillator (AED), CellAED.

New adrenaline autoinjectors give choice to Australians with allergies

12 April, 2021

The approval means that Australians weighing 60 kg and over living with anaphylaxis can now access a 500 mcg adrenaline autoinjector dose.

O2matic PRO: automated closed-loop oxygen therapy

12 March, 2021

The O2matic PRO solves the issue of the labour-intensive titration of oxygen flow rates associated with the current manual apparatus.

Bees top list of hospitalisations for venomous bites and stings

04 March, 2021

A report of hospitalisations due to venomous bites and stings in 2017–18 finds bee stings responsible for more than one-quarter of cases.

ZOLL R Series Monitor Defibrillator

01 March, 2021

The ZOLL R Series monitor/defibrillator uses Real CPR Help technology to provide audio and visual feedback that guides rescuers to consistently deliver high-quality CPR.

St John Ambulance launches defibrillators to boost bystander rescues

17 February, 2021

St John Ambulance has launched two groundbreaking defibrillators to improve bystander participation during sudden cardiac arrest emergencies.

Electric air ambulance unveiled

30 November, 2020

AMSL Aero and aeromedical organisation CareFlight have launched Vertiia — an efficient electric air ambulance built to tackle rural and regional healthcare inequality and save more lives.

School poisoning incidence calls for improved safety

09 November, 2020

Child and adolescent exposure to poisoning while at school is relatively common and appears to be increasing, according to research from the University of Sydney.

A Day in the Life of a Sydney paramedic

29 October, 2020

It is sometimes said that paramedics see more trauma in one shift than most people see in a lifetime. We ride along with Steve Perryman for the day.

Why do some people develop life-threatening COVID-19?

30 September, 2020

More than 10% of healthy people who develop severe COVID-19 produce misguided antibodies that attack the patient's own immune system.

Stroke numbers head south

21 July, 2020

A report published by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare reveals that more Australians are surviving stroke.

Serious assault injures paramedic

12 June, 2020

A paramedic has been taken to hospital suffering severe pain and a partially dislocated shoulder after being assaulted while attempting to treat a patient.

Reducing the burden of sepsis

23 April, 2020 by Dr Brett Abbenbroek* and Associate Professor Luregn Schlapbach**

The Australian Sepsis Network is on a mission to facilitate a coordinated national approach to tackling sepsis in Australia.

Red Cross at the fires' front line

19 April, 2020 by Amanda Lamont

I am a volunteer with the Australian Red Cross, a volunteer firefighter and co-founder of the Australasian Women in Emergencies Network...

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