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  • Complications of tube thoracostomy for chest trauma 

    Maritz, David; Wallis, Lee; Hardcastle, Timothy (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2009)
    Objective. To determine the insertional and positional complications encountered by the placement of intercostal chest drains (ICDs) for trauma and whether further training is warranted in operators inserting intercostal ...

  • Emergency centres lack defibrillator knowledge 

    Louw, Pauline; Maritz, David; Wallis, Lee (Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG), 2010-07)
    In the emergency centre (EC), a number of essential items of equipment are needed to manage a wide variety of acute life-threatening emergencies. Their correct use depends heavily on the training and experience of ...