Volume 14 Number 6
The clinical monthly for emergency care professionals
EDITORIAL Greatest strength Aysha Mendes
CLINICAL PRACTICE Paramedic decision-making and the influence of bias: a case study David (Spud) Tory and Iain Darby 226 Prehospital management of sickle cell crisis: a case report Jack Alan Llewelin Davies 242 LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT Innovations in preoperative control of exsanguination in major trauma Andrew Williamson 234 EDUCATION Students’ experience and perceived value of a clinical simulation centre Craig Mortimer and Ann Ooms 250 NQP PERSPECTIVE Pacing for a marathon Mahdiyah Bandali 259 SPOTLIGHT ON RESEARCH Pete Gregory 260 COURSES 262
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How prepared are you to manage a sickle cell crisis? Turn to p.242 for a case report, as well as the pathology of sickle cell disease, and how to identify it and initiate correct treatment
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Journal of Paramedic Practice • Vol 14 No 6