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Ambulance

Rural emergency doctors lack confidence in trauma control, study finds

A study by critical care researchers has found that as the trauma cases drained from regional hospitals to The Alfred, Royal Children’s and Royal Melbourne hospitals, rural clinicians dealing with these patients have become ‘de-skilled

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 15 November, 2018
Blood transfusion

Jehovah’s Witness trauma study probes blood alternatives

Major blood loss after trauma is particularly challenging for physicians when blood is not an option (BNAO) for treatment, as is often the case for patients who are Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 15 November, 2018
Jeffrey Rosenfeld

Monash surgeon calls for new terrorist attack treatment measures

Leading military surgeon, Professor Jeffrey Rosenfeld says Australian hospitals should become familiar with US military trauma guidelines to better prepare them for terrorist attacks or other mass casualty events.

Clinical Sciences - The Alfred 21 June, 2018
Mark Fitzgerald

Professor Mark Fitzgerald delivers Central Clinical School's 5th annual lecture

Professor Mark Fitzgerald gave Central Clinical School's 5th annual lecture on innovative systems of trauma care. Professor Fitzgerald is Director of the National Trauma Research Institute at Monash University and of Alfred Trauma Services.

Clinical Sciences 4 November, 2016