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HIRT mission 2006

Head Injury Research Trial

The Head Injury Retrieval Trial (HIRT) was a clinical trial designed to test whether the delivery of trauma physician management to accident scenes would improve outcomes for head injured patients...

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Helicopter rapid response trauma service

Helicopter Emergency Rapid Response Trauma Service

CareFlight operates the emergency rapid response trauma service from our Westmead base in Sydney. The helicopter is on its way to a major trauma incident within three minutes of tasking...

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PHANTOM research

Shedding Light on the Injured Brain: PHANTOM Study

CareFlight's PHANTOM (Pre-Hospital Assessment of Noninvasive Tissue Oximetry Monitoring) Project will explore the potential to deliver better care to the individual...

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MediSim simulator

CareFlight’s MediSim mobile trauma training program

CareFlight’s unique MediSim program was developed in 2011 to deliver specialist trauma care training to emergency services personnel in rural and remote communities. Volunteers learn from highly experienced professional emergency specialists including doctors, nurses and intensive care paramedics. Life-like mannequins and a unique car crash rescue simulator aid in the recreation of a high pressure...

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CareFlight nurse winch training

CareFlight Top End nurses go down the wire to save lives

Helicopter down-the-wire rescue is not normally associated with nursing clinical duty. But CareFlight is not your everyday...

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psychiatric care research

Research explores new ground in remote community psychiatric care

This award-winning research highlighted the lack of research worldwide into the challenges of aeromedical retrieval for agitated and/or incapacitated psychiatric patients ends....

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Crash car simulator

NT crash car rescue simulator

An innovative CrashCar simulator presented to CareFlight will help save lives across northern Australia. Darwin International Airport and its partners raised $30,000 at their annual charity golf day in 2015 to fund the impressive training rig. It is based in Darwin for training across the Top End of the Northern Territory and adjacent remote locations. CareFlight’s...

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