Traumatic Cardiac Arrest

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Review the difference between traumatic and non-traumatic cardiac arrests with paramedic lecturer Jeff Kenneally and understand the necessary precautions to take in triaging for the best course of action for your patient.


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Jeff Kenneally has a lifelong commitment to pre-hospital care, having served as an operational paramedic for 34 years, mostly in intensive care roles. He has managed frontline paramedic teams, commanded major events, mentored, educated and worked in communications dispatch centres and at the ambulance air wing. His roles have taken him to rural and metropolitan areas. For four years, Jeff managed the Ambulance Victoria clinical practice guidelines. In recent years, Jeff has turned to university lecturing for paramedic students, including leading international study tours. He is a published author in pre-hospital practice and contributor to numerous major textbooks. In 2018, Jeff was awarded the Ambulance Service Medal in recognition of his contribution.
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First Published23 February 2021
Updated09 April 2024
29 June 2027
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