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Consensus Statements

The Faculty of Pre-Hospital Care have been at the forefront of developing Consensus Statements in the field of pre-hospital care. The Consensus Statements are a comprehensive public statement by a team of experts in the field. These are developed after Faculty led Consensus Days where the experts meet and review opinion, evidence based research and analyse it to come up with a collective view on the issue in hand. 

The following Consensus Guidelines, outline the consensus process in full.  

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Published Consensus Statements are available below:

 Title Lead Author Date
Burns Consensus (V1.3 replacing previous Burns Patient Management)

E. Battaloglu, L. Greasley, J. Leon-Villapalos, A. Young, K. Porter

September 2020
Traumatic Cardiac Arrest

K. Crewdson, M. O’Meara, D.J. Lockey, K.M. Porter

October 2018
Obstetric Emergencies Emir Battaloglu 24 July 2017
Management of Chest Injuries C Leech, K Porter, R Steyn, C Laird, I Virgo, R Bowman, D Cooper 2013
Pre-hospital Spinal Immobilisation D Connor, K Porter, M Bloch, I Greaves 2013
Minimal Patient Handling Moss R, Porter KM 2013
The Pre-hospital Management of Pelvic Fractures  I Scott, K Porter, C Laird, M Bloch, I Greaves 2012
PALM Consensus Outcome R Moss, K Porter, I Greaves 2012
Management of Crush Injury - Currently under review    

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