How much longer?


Irecently presented at the College of Paramedic Conference hosted in University of Western England in December 2011. I was approached afterwards by a couple of students from another UK academic institution who explained that they had not been taught the (CABCDE) Structured Approach method of patient assessment (Halliwell et al, 2011). The students themselves seemed very able and willing to understand and embrace the simple concept that unless haemorrhage is controlled there is no point in securing Airway or Breathing. This concept is not new, being proposed by Hodgetts et al in 2006, and adapted in my own Trust in 2007.

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