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n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - The pre-hospital trauma and emergency doctor : main topic

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Doctors practising in the pre-hospital emergency care area need to have training, equipment and dedication. <br>Collaboration with emergency services is vital. Understanding of ambulance personnel capabilities, protocols and equipment is important. <br>The doctor must develop capacity and skills in command and control, communications, driving and navigation. <br>It is advisable to undergo additional advanced life support courses. <br>The provision, marking, equipping and driving of a response vehicle requires training and experience. <br>Personal protection clothing and equipment are vital. <br>Doctor identification documentation and marking are important. <br>Appropriate and compatible medical and other equipment must be carried. <br>Scene approach, assessment, safety and inter-agency co-operation and collaboration are fundamental.

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2004-06-01
2016-12-08
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