Trauma on the Border 2018
A case study of the pre-hospital management of traumatic cardiac arrest following multiple stab wounds to the chest. The presentation will discuss the difficulties in managing a multiple victim situation in a small country town involving two patients with life threatening injuries with limited support. The management of one patient will be discussed, outlining initial assessment, resuscitation management, thought processes and difficulties faced when trying to save a life.
Rohan has spent time working at large metropolitan and regional centres including helicopter operations. He has also experienced the trials and tribulations of work at a one-person branch, as well as the experience of being a Paramedic Educator at a Regional Training unit. Rohan still enjoys contact with patients but also likes to dabble in acting Management roles to continue to contribute to the growth of his organisation.
Rohan is currently working at Murwillumbah as an Intensive and Extended Care Paramedic, having recently commenced his 35th year as a Registered Nurse (still practising) and 30th year as a Paramedic employed by Ambulance NSW.