Volume 14 Number 4
The clinical monthly for emergency care professionals
EDITORIAL Rewind, revamp Aysha Mendes
RESEARCH Prognostic value of lactate in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a prospective cohort study Karl Charlton and Hayley Stagg 138 Air ambulance outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest seen in the pandemic Mark Hodkinson 146 Predicting conveyance to the emergency department for older adults who fall Karl Charlton, Hayley Stagg and Emma Burrow 162 CLINICAL PRACTICE Use of specialist paramedic dispatch in emergency ambulance control Simon Fell and Ian Corrie 154 COMMENT Rewind technique for trauma in ambulance staff Lyanne Pudney 170 NQP PERSPECTIVE Imposter syndrome Mahdiyah Bandali 172 SPOTLIGHT ON RESEARCH Ashleigh Boardman and Pete Gregory 173
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Can predictors of conveyance to the emergency department be identified for older people who fall? Turn to p. 162 for a closer examination of this question
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Journal of Paramedic Practice • Vol 14 No 4